Through eleven full-length collections, four chapbooks, and several hundred poems in journals, quarterlies, newspapers and websites, Campbell McGrath has spent the last thirty years transforming his life into poetry. He has also translated Aristophanes, written two librettos for experimental operas with the composer Orlando Garcia, and played in a punk rock band. Born in Chicago, raised in Washington, DC, he has lived for the last twenty-five years with his wife and two sons in Miami Beach. He attended college at the University of Chicago, received his MFA from Columbia University, and has taught in various capacities at the University of Chicago, Northwestern, Warren Wilson College and the New York State Writer's Institute. He currently serves as the Philip and Patricia Frost Professor of Creative Writing and Distinguished Professor of English at Florida International University.