About the Author
Carl Boon is the author of the full-length collection Places & Names: Poems (The Nasiona Press, 2019). His writing has appeared in many journals and magazines, including Prairie Schooner, Posit, The Maine Review, and Washington Square Review. Much of his work is located at intersections of race and class in American history. He received his Ph.D. in Twentieth-Century American Literature from Ohio University in 2007 with a dissertation on the democratizing power of the work of Ron Silliman. He currently lives in Izmir, Turkey, where he teaches courses in American literature at Dokuz Eylül University.