Kurt Heinzelman (Poetry) was the Founding Co-Editor of The Poetry Miscellany and is currently the Advisory Editor of Bat City Review. He has been publishing poetry for thirty years in such journals as Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Georgia Review, Massachusetts Review, Marlboro Review, and Southwest Review. His poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and selected for the Borestone Mountain Poetry Award. His first two poetry collections The Halfway Tree and Black Butterflies were finalists for the Natalie Ornish Poetry Award of the Texas Institute of Letters; a third collection, All the Salsas of Calamity, is forthcoming in 2010. His scholarship, which has won various awards, is in the fields of British Romanticism and economic and cultural history.