This week we welcome Jeff Oaks as our guest blogger. Jeff's chapbook, Shift, was published by Seven Kitchens Press in 2010. A recipient of three Pennsylvania Council of the Arts fellowships, he has published poems in Bloom, Court Green, Ploughshares, and elsewher. His essay on Wonder Woman appears in My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009). A new essay about his dog and midlife crisis will appear in the upcoming issue of Creative Nonfiction. He teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also manages the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series.