This week we welcome Luke Hankins as our guest blogger. Luke is the author of a collection of poems, Weak Devotions (Wipf & Stock, 2011), and the translator of I Was Afraid of Vowels...Their Paleness (Q Ave. Press, 2011), poems from the French of Stella Vinitchi Radulescu. He is the editor of Poems of Devotion: An Anthology of Recent Poets (Wipf & Stock, forthcoming Nov. 30, 2012) and serves as Senior Editor at Asheville Poetry Review. He received his M.F.A. from Indiana University, where he held The Yusef Komunyakaa Fellowship in Poetry. His poems, essays, and translations have appeared in numerous publications, including American Literary Review, New England Review, Poetry East, Verse Daily, and The Writer’s Chronicle, as well as on the American Public Media national radio program On Being.