John C. Mannone has over 400 works appearing in venues such as Artemis, The Southern Poetry Anthology (NC), Still: The Journal, The Baltimore Review, The Pedestal, and others. He has two poetry collections: Apocalypse (Alban Lake Publishing) and Disabled Monsters (The Linnet’s Wing’s Press). He served as the 2013 Rhysling Poetry Chair and is the poetry editor for Silver Blade and for Abyss & Apex. His work has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize in Poetry. He is a professor of physics in east TN. Visit The Art of Poetry.