JAY BARON NICORVO's poetry, fiction, nonfiction and criticism have appeared in The Iowa Review, Guernica, The Literary Review and The Believer. His debut poetry collection, Deadbeat, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. He's served on editorial staffs at Ploughshares and at PEN America, the literary magazine of the PEN American Center, and worked for the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses [clmp]. He teaches at Western Michigan University, where he's faculty advisor to Third Coast, and he lives in Battle Creek with his wife, Thisbe Nissen, their newborn son, and their ten chickens, among them a Red Frizzle named Zsa Zsa van Loon.
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