Mark Wagenaar’s books are Voodoo Inverso, and most recently, The Body Distances, winner of the Pollak Prize & the Juniper Prize, respectively. His poems appear or are forthcoming from The New Yorker, 32 Poems, Field, Southern Review, Image, & many others. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of North Texas, an M.F.A. from the University of Virginia, & an M.A. from the University of Northern Iowa. Last year he taught creative writing at both the University of Wisconsin--as the 2015-16 Halls Poetry Fellow--& at the University of North Texas as a doctoral fellow. This year he will serve as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University.