Stephen Cramer his books of poems include, Shiva’s Drum and Tongue & Groove, both published by University of Illinois Press. From the Hip, Munich, follows the history of hip hop in a series of 56 sonnets. Bone Music, his most recent collection, was published in 2016 by Trio House Press. His work has appeared in journals such as The American Poetry Review, African American Review, The Yale Review, Harvard Review, and Hayden ’s Ferry Review. An Assistant Poetry Editor at Green Mountains Review, he teaches writing and literature at the University of Vermont.