Colin Cheney is the author of Here Be Monsters, a National Poetry Series selection. He has received a Pushcart Prize and Ruth Lilly Fellowship. His work has appeared in publications such as Poetry, The Kenyon Review, AGNI, American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, and Ploughshares. He attended Brown University as an undergraduate and New York University for his MFA. He is creator and co-host of the podcast Poet in Bangkok, and a founding editor of Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art. He also co-produced the Emmy Nominated documentary film, The Dark City. He is a Visiting Professor at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at the Maine College of Art.