This week we welcome Robert Fernandez as our guest blogger. Robert is the author of We Are Pharaoh and the forthcoming Pink Reef, both from Canarium Books. Poems from Pink Reef have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Boston Review, Hambone, Mandorla, Conjunctions, The Claudius App, and The Seattle Review. An essay on poetry, love, and dread is forthcoming on the Poetry Society of America site. He is currently at work on an artist's book, Pearls Before Swine. He lives in Iowa City.