Jonathan Fink is the author of the poetry collection, The Crossing (Dzanc, 2015). His book of sonnets, Barbarossa: The German Invasion of the Soviet Union and the Siege of Leningrad, is also forthcoming from Dzanc. His poems and essays have appeared in Poetry, The New York Times Magazine, New England Review, TriQuarterly, Slate, Witness, The Southern Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review, among other publications. He has received the Editors’ Prize in Poetry from The Missouri Review, the McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction/Essay from Southwest Review, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and Emory University, among other institutions. He currently is an Associate Professor and the Director of Creative Writing at the University of West Florida, where he also edits Panhandler Magazine and Panhandler Books.