Steven D. Schroeder’s second book of poetry, The Royal Nonesuch (Spark Wheel Press), won the Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award from Southern Illinois University. His next book, Wikipedia Dystopiapocalyptica, is currently seeking a publisher. He currently edits the literary magazine $ (Poetry Is Currency). His first book was Torched Verse Ends. His poetry is available or forthcoming from New England Review, Crazyhorse, Michigan Quarterly Review, Pleiades, The Cincinnati Review, Copper Nickel, The Journal, Diagram, The Rumpus, and Verse Daily. His poetry has also appeared by invitation in city parks, public transportation, and business waiting rooms. He previously served as head editor of the journals Anti- and The Eleventh Muse, and as an assistant editor and board member for River Styx. Long a resident of Colorado, he now lives in St. Louis, where he works as a Creative Content Manager for a financial marketing agency.