Andrés Rodríguez has an MA in Creative Writing (Stanford) and a PhD in Literature (UC Santa Cruz). His poems have appeared in Bilingual Review, Cortland Review, Drunken Boat, Hubbub, New York Quarterly, and several anthologies including Currents from the Dancing River (Harcourt Brace) and Wild Song (University of Georgia Press). He is the author of Night Song (Tia Chucha Press) and Book of the Heart: The Poetics, Letters, and Life of John Keats (Lindisfarne Press). He has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in poetry. In 2007 he won Poets & Writers’ Maureen Egan Writer’s Exchange Award in Poetry. He lives in Kansas City.