Robert Hershon’s 12th poetry collection, Calls from the Outside World, was published in 2006. His other titles include The German Lunatic and Into a Punchline: Poems 1986-1996. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry Northwest, the World, Michigan Quarterly Review, Ploughshares and The Nation, among many others and has brought him two NEA fellowships and three from New York State. He serves as executive director of The Print Center, Inc., and has been a co-editor of Hanging Loose Press and Hanging Loose magazine since the dawn of time. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, writer Donna Brook, and has two grown children.