Kip Knott has most recently published poems in Barrow Street, Virginia Quarterly Review, and 2River. He is also the author of four chapbooks of poetry: Afraid of Heaven (Mudlark), Everyday Elegies (Pudding House), Whisper Gallery (Mudlark), and The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog). In addition to teaching creative writing, American literature, and composition at Columbus State Community College in Columbus, Ohio, Kip scours flea markets and antique stores throughout Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Kentucky in search of vintage paintings, which he sells on his Etsy shop ArtfulPicker.