JEFF TIGCHELAAR is a stay-at-home dad in Kansas. His poems appear or are forthcoming in Pleiades, Grist, Best New Poets 2011, Coal City Review, Court Green, Controlled Burn, Harpur Palate, Aethlon, North American Review, Blue Island Review, Rhino, el Paper, The Southeast Review, Redactions, Fjords, Juked, Margie, Kansas City Voices, Natural Bridge, and Tar River Poetry, and on Hunger Mountain Online and Verse Daily. He received a poetry grant from the Ohio Arts Council and a Pushcart Prize nomination but "Stop reading this now and go read my work," says Jeff. "This is not me. My work is me. Me is my work."