Seth Abramson is author of Thievery (University of Akron Press, 2013), winner of the 2012 Akron Poetry Prize, Northerners (Western Michigan University Press, 2011), winner of the 2010 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Poetry & Prose, and The Suburban Ecstasies (Ghost Road Press, 2009). He is also a contributing author to The Creative Writing MFA Handbook (Continuum, 2008) and the Series Co-Editor of Best American Experimental Writing (Omnidawn Publishing, 2014). In 2008 he was awarded the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize by Poetry. His poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Best New Poets 2008, American Poetry Review, Washington Square, Bat City Review, and New American Writing. He reviews contemporary poetry collections for The Huffington Post and regularly publishes essays and research on graduate creative writing programs in Poets & Writers. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Harvard Law School, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is currently a doctoral student in English Literature (ABD) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 2001 to 2007, he was a staff attorney with the Nashua Trial Unit of the New Hampshire Public Defender.