This week we welcome Jerry Williams as our guest blogger. Williams has published two collections of poetry, Casino of the Sun and Admission, both from Carnegie Mellon University Press. He has also edited an anthology--It's Not You, It's Me: The Poetry of Breakup--published by The Overlook Press. His poems, reviews, and creative nonfiction have appeared in such magazines as Tin House, American Poetry Review, New Ohio Review, and Pleiades. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Marymount Manhattan College.