Douglas Goetsch is the author of three full-length books of poetry–Nobody’s Hell (Hanging Loose Press, 1999), The Job of Being Everybody (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2004), and Nameless Boy (as yet unpublished)–in addition to four prize-winning chapbooks. His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, The American Scholar, and numerous other magazines and anthologies. His awards include two poetry fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Donald Murray Prize for creative nonfiction. For 21 years he taught high school in New York City. Currently, he teaches in various writing programs and conferences, serves as Poet-in-Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma, and as editor of Jane Street Press.