Michael Young has published two collections of poetry, most recently, Transcriptions of Daylight. His next chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, will soon be published by Finishing Line Press and his next full-length collection, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost, will be published in 2013 by Black Coffee Press. He has received a Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a William Stafford Award from Rosebud Magazine. He has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Michael’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Adirondack Review, Edison Literary Review, Iodine Poetry Review, Scythe, The Potomac Review, The Same, and many other journals. His work is also in the anthologies Phoenix Rising and Chance of a Ghost. He currently lives with his wife and children in Jersey City, New Jersey.