Bryan Walpert is the author of two books of poems, a book of short stories, and a scholarly monograph. His work has won a number of awards, including the James Wright Poetry Award from the Mid-American Review and first prize in the New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition.
Born and educated in the United States, he teaches creative writing at Massey University in New Zealand, where he has received a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award. You can reach Bryan at BJW360@gmail.com. He blogs about life in New Zealand at http://nzlazygardener.wordpress.com/