Ryan Walsh is the author of The Sinks (winner of the 2010 Mississippi Valley Poetry Chapbook Contest). His poems have appeared in Ecotone; FIELD; Forklift, Ohio; Narrative, and elsewhere. He received a B.A. from Warren Wilson College and an M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an editor for Q Avenue Press and works at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT.