John F. Buckley is the author of five books of poetry: two chapbooks, Breach Birth (2011) and Leading an Aquamarine Shoat by Its Tail (2012), from Alternating Current Press; a full-length collection, Sky Sandwiches (2012), from Anaphora Literary Press; and two collaborations with Martin OttPoets’ Guide to America (2012) and Yankee Broadcast Network (2014), from Brooklyn Arts Press. His work has been nominated multiple times for a Pushcart Prize. His poems have been selected to appear in ClockhouseJelly BucketThe Laurel ReviewNew Orleans ReviewWillow Springs, and elsewhere. He holds graduate degrees in creative writing (poetry) and English (literature) from, respectively, the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan and San Francisco State University. He’s the fiction editor of Third Wednesday.