About the Author
Bryan D. Dietrich is the author of six books of poems and a book-length study on comics. He is also co-editor of Drawn to Marvel, an anthology of superhero poetry. His poetry has been published in The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry, Ploughshares, Weird Tales, Asimov’s, Harvard Review, Yale Review, and many other journals. Bryan has won numerous awards for his work, including the Paris Review Prize and an Asimov’s Readers’ Choice Award, and has been nominated for both the Pushcart and the Pulitzer. Professor of English at Newman University, Bryan lives in Wichita, Kansas with his wife, Gina, their son, Nick, and three cats…one of them evil.