Kevin Stein – poet, scholar, editor, and teacher – has his hands in all things literary. Stein has published eleven books of poetry, criticism, and anthology, including the recent collection Wrestling Li Po for the Remote and the essays Poetry’s Afterlife: Verse in the Digital Age. His work has been recognized by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities. Among his numerous honors are the Frederick Bock Prize awarded by the esteemed journal Poetry and the Society of Midland Authors Poetry Award. Stein teaches at Bradley University and serves as the state of Illinois’s fourth Poet Laureate.