Michael Hettich’s most recent book of poetry, Systems of Vanishing, won the 2013 Tampa Review Prize in Poetry and was published in April, 2014. Other books include The Animals Beyond Us (New Rivers, 2011) and Like Happiness (Anhinga, 2010). In addition to Mudlark, his poems have appeared in such journals as Orion, Ploughshares, Poetry East, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Notre Dame Review. He lives and teaches in Miami. His website is michaelhettich.com.