Matthew M. Cariello

is a writer and teacher originally from New Jersey, currently living in Columbus and teaching in the English Department at the 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.