Colin Cheney is the author of Here Be Monsters (Georgia University Press, 2010), a National Poetry Series selection. His work has appeared in publications such as AGNI, American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry. He has received a Pushcart Prize and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship. 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. With Annie Finch, he co-hosts the Vinland Poetry reading series in Portland.