A native Appalachian, J. R. Forman holds a lectureship at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He is a graduate of St. John’s College (Santa Fe), the University of Dallas, and the University of Salamanca and an alum of the University of New Orleans’s Ezra Pound Center for Literature’s writing workshop. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Spoon River Poetry Review, Signal Mountain Review, West Branch, The Midwest Quarterly, The Courtship of Winds, Talking River Review, Perceptions Magazine, SLAB, Agave Magazine, Better Than Starbucks, Brief Wilderness, Glint Literary Journal, Matter Monthly, Press Pause, The Round, Streetlight Magazine, Stirring: A Literary Collection, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, The Ekphrastic Review, Literature of the Americas, Comparative Studies in Modernism, Ramify, Make It New, Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses, and anthologies by Clemson University Press. Find him at drjrforman.com and @drjrforman.