Alan May’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Plume, The New Orleans Review, The Hollins Critic, The Hong Kong Review, Interim, Hotel Amerika, Willow Springs, DIAGRAM, Phoebe, Yemassee, and others. His most recent books are Dead Letters (BlazeVOX, 2008) and More Unknowns (Dead Academics, 2014). He has taught at the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo, and the University of Tennessee. For several years, he edited the e-zine Apocryphaltext and The Chapbook, a journal of chapbooks. He works as a librarian in Knoxville, TN.