Rob Carney is originally from Washington state in the northwest corner of the USA. He is the author of four books of poems, most recently 88 Maps (Lost Horse Press, 2015). His work has appeared in dozens of journals, as well as Flash Fiction Forward (W.W. Norton, 2006). He is a regular contributor to the online journal Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments, where his poems and features are archived at http://www.terrain.org/tag/rob-carney/. He is a Professor of English at Utah Valley University and lives in Salt Lake City.