Matthew Zapruder is the author of American Linden (2002) and The Pajamaist, forthcoming from Copper Canyon in 2006. His poems have appeared in The Boston Review, Fence, Alaska Quarterly Review, Open City, Bomb, McSweeney’s, Jubilat, Harvard Review, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. Currently, he teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the New School in Manhattan. He works as an editor with Wave Books (formerly Verse Press) and is cocurator of the KGB Monday Night Poetry Reading Series. He lives in New York City.