Brian Mornar took a B.A. in English at Beloit College, an M.F.A in Poetry at St. Mary's College of California, and completed Ph.D. coursework in English/Poetics at SUNY-Buffalo. Recent poetry can be found in Omniverse, VOLT, American Letters & Commentary, and Jacket2. Punch Press published the chapbook Repatterning in 2007. Little Red Leaves published the collection Three American Letters in 2010. Brian has been teaching First Year Writing, Poetry, and Literature courses at Columbia College Chicago since 2008.