David Linebarger

earned a Ph.D. in English at the University of CaliforniaDavis after an injury forced him to leave a career as a classical guitarist. He is the author of two chapbooks: War Stories (Pudding House Publications) and Bed of Light (Finishing Line press). His poems have appeared in numerous journals, including The Bitter Oleander, Borderlands, Slipstream, and The Wallace Stevens Journal. He teaches at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.