Matthew M. Cariello

is a writer and teacher originally from New Jersey, currently living in Columbus, Ohio, where he is on the faculty of the English Department at Ohio State University.  His poetry has been published in Poet Lore, Artful Dodge, The Journal of New Jersey Poets, Frogpond, Acorn, Simply Haiku, Riverbed, The Heron’s Nest, Daily Haiku and Modern Haiku. His reviews and fiction have appeared in The Indiana Review, The Cortland Review, The Journal, The Long Story, Iron Horse Literary Review, Parting Gifts, and Ohioana.