Ryan J. Browne’s poems appear in The Cincinnati Review, Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, The Journal, Spoon River Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He earned his B.A. in English from Creighton University and holds an M.F.A. in poetry from The University of Alabama. While in Alabama, he taught poetry and literature classes in medium- and maximum-security prisons with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project. He was born and raised in Colorado and now lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife, son, and dog.