Bruce Pratt is the winner of the 2007 Ellipsis Prize in poetry and a finalist for the Erskine J. Poetry award from Smartish Pace. His poems have appeared in The Book of Villanelles from Knopf’s Everyman Series, the anthology Only Connect (Cinnamon Press, Wales), Smartish Pace, Puckerbrush Review, The Hiram Poetry Review, The Naugatuck Review, and many similar publications in the United States and abroad. Pratt’s poetry collection, Boreal, is available from Antrim House Books. Pratt edits American Fiction and is the past Director of the Northern Writes Project at Penobscot Theatre Company. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a BA in Religious Studies, the University of Maine with an MA in English, and the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing program with a degree in creative writing. He and his wife, Janet, live in Eddington, Maine. www.bepratt.com.