ROBERT RICARDO REESE is a graduate of the M.F.A. program at San Francisco State University. His writing has appeared in Asia Literary Review, Blackbird, Drunken Boat, Poems Against War, Pinwheel, Santa Clara Review, Poecology, Monterey Journal, and in other journals. A finalist for the California Writers Exchange Award, he is also a Cave Canem Fellow. He has taught poetry as a Writer-in-Residence at the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts.