Nathan Spoon is the author of Doomsday Bunker (Swan World, 2017) and My Name is Gretchen Merryweather (hardPressed poetry, 2017). His publications include Poetry, Mantis, Oxford PoetryHotel Amerika, Reflections (Yale Divinity School), From the Lighthouse, NPR’s KCRW.com, SpacecraftprojectZócalo Public Square and the anthology What Have You Lost? (HarperCollins). He is Senior Editor of X-Peri and has read his poems at the University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University and the ALSCW Conference.

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