Ryan G. Van Cleave
Clemson, SC

Ryan G. Van Cleave's work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and TriQuarterly. His most recent books include a poetry collection, Ha Ha Tonka (Higganum Hill, 2003), an anthology, Vespers: Contemporary American Poems of Religion and Spirituality (University of Iowa Press, 2003), and a creative writing textbook, Contemporary American Poetry: Behind the Scenes (Allyn & Bacon/Longman, 2003). He teaches creative writing at Clemson University.