This week we welcome John Foy as our guest blogger. John’s first book is Techne's Clearinghouse (Zoo Press). His poetry has been featured in the Swallow Anthology of New American Poets and has appeared widely in magazines, including The New Yorker, Poetry, The New Criterion, Parnassus, The Raintown Review, Cimarron Review, and Barrow Street. His work has also appeared on line, at Poetry Daily, Kin, The Nervous Breakdown, and other sites. He has an MFA from Columbia and has taught writing at Harvard Business School, Columbia, and Barnard, and he currently works as a senior financial editor at a Brazilian investment bank. His essays and reviews have appeared in Parnassus, Contemporary Poetry Review, Kin and other venues, both print and on line. He lives in Manhattan with his Brazilian wife (the painter Majô L. Foy) and their two children, Catherine and Chris. Find out more about John here and follow him on Facebook.