Daniel Westover has an MFA from McNeese State University and a PhD from the University of Wales. His scholarly works include R. S. Thomas: A Stylistic Biography (University of Wales Press, 2011) and the forthcoming Leslie Norris: A Ghost Story (Parthian, 2015). His own poems have appeared in North American Review, Crab Orchard Review, Southeast Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tar River Poetry, Asheville Poetry Review, Measure, and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Tennessee. He is currently co-editing the anthology The World is Charged: Poetic Engagements with Gerard Manley Hopkins. This fall will see the publication of Daniel’s novel, Michael Fargo’s Epistle (Publerati), as well as an article in conjunction with the R. S. Thomas centenary, a study of the artistic relationship between Thomas and Geoffrey Hill. Daniel lives in Johnson City, Tennessee where he is Assistant Professor of Modern British Literature at East Tennessee State University.