A.J. Rathbun has had work published in Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Poetry Miscellany, Sonora Review, Southeast Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Sulphur River Literary Review, Taint, Third Coast, Tin House, and other such magazines. His book of poems, WANT, was published by ZYZZVA. His pie, Totally Tofu Coconut Kareem Pie, won "Most Creative" at Amazon.com's ETK-Edit Pro-Am Pie-Off (or, EEPAPO) and his book of drinks, PARTY DRINKS: 50 CLASSIC COCKTAILS AND LIVELY LIBATIONS, came out in October 2004. Rathbun edits and publishes LitRag, a Seattle-based literary magazine that has an online component at www.litrag.com.