Jonathan Fink received his BA from Trinity University and his MFA from Syracuse University where he was a Graduate University Fellow and received awards from The Atlantic Monthly and the Associated Writing Programs. His poems have appeared in Poetry, New England Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, Slate, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Southwest Review, among other publications. From 2003-2006 he was the Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry at Emory University. He has received fellowships and scholarships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the St. Botolph Club Foundation and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. He also received the 2006 Editors' Prize in Poetry from The Missouri Review. In 2007, he was a lecturer in the Summer Literary Seminars program in St. Petersburg, Russia. At UWF, Jonathan Fink teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in creative writing, directs the Writers in the Gallery Reading Series, and edits Panhandler.