More About the Author
Aaron Belz (born September 27, 1971) is an American poet whose work is most often associated with New York School poetics.
He graduated from Covenant College (1993), from New York University with a Master's in Creative Writing (1995), and from Saint Louis University with a Ph.D. in English (2007).
He has taught English and Creative Writing at Fontbonne University, Saint Louis University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and Providence Christian College.
His writing has appeared in Cardus, Wired, Books & Culture, First Things, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Exquisite Corpse, Mudfish, Gulf Coast, RealPoetik, The Washington Post, elimae, Fence, Fine Madness, Snow Monkey and Pierogi Press.
Beginning in 2008 he has also appeared in comedy venues such as the Tomorrow Show (Steve Allen Theater), Comedy Meltdown, the New Orleans Comedy Arts Festival, and Comedy on Parade, performing with Ron Lynch, John C. Reilly, Earl Okin, Kate Micucci, Charlyne Yi, Bill Chott, Frank Conniff, and other professional entertainers.