Michael Milburn’s most recent book of poems is Carpe Something (Word Press, 2012). His book of essays, Odd Man In, won the First Series Award from Midlist Press in 2005. In addition to his past work in Mudlark, he currently has poems in Slant, Coe Review and Gargoyle, and an essay on Philip Larkin forthcoming in Confrontation. He teaches high school English in New Haven, CT.