This week we welcome Richard Garcia as our guest blogger. Garcia is the author of Rancho Notorious and The Persistence of Objects, both from BOA Editions. His most recent publication is a chapbook of prose poems, Chickenhead, available online from FootHills Publishing. He lives on James Island, SC, with his wife, poet Katherine Williams, and their dog Louie. He teaches at the Antioch low residency program in LA and privately, online. You can find out more about Richard at his website. Welcome, Richard.