Gary Fincke is a professor of English and director of the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University. He has published sixteen books of poetry and short fiction as well as Amp d, a memoir, about his son s rock band. He has won numerous awards, including two Pushcart Prizes and the Flannery O Connor Prize for Short Fiction for his collection, Sorry I Worried You. Among his previous poetry collections are Writing Letters for the Blind, winner of the Ohio State University Press/The Journal Award, and Almanac for Desire. He was also the coach of his university s men s tennis team for twenty years."