Frank Giampietro’s first book of poems Begin Anywhere was published by Alice James Books in 2008. He is the editor and designer of the online poetry journal, La Fovea, and Poems by Heart. His poetry, flash fiction, nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in journals including 32 Poems, American Book Review, Barrow Street, Black Warrior Review, Cimarron Review, CutBank, FENCE,Hayden’s Ferry, Poetry Daily, Poetry International, Subtropics, andRain Taxi. Awards for his writing include a Florida Book Award, an Academy of American Poets Prize, and fellowships from The Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He received his PhD in English from Florida State University in August, 2010 and is the 2010-2012 resident scholar at The Southern Review. He lives in Baton Rouge with his wife and two children.