Craig McVay, originally from Lafayette, Indiana, has lived for most of the past forty years with his wife, and extended family nearby, in Columbus, Ohio. His degrees are in Classics and English, both of which he has taught in schools, community colleges, and prisons in central Ohio and Maryland. He now teaches classical mythology at Columbus State Community College. He is co-founder of the longtime Columbus reading series, PeripateticPoets. His poems and stories appear online and in print in Avatar Review, Blue Unicorn,Common Threads, Everything Stops and Listens (anthology of the Ohio Poetry Association, 2013), Grey Sparrow, Icon, and other publications. “Autumn Lynching in Ohio” received an Honorable Mention in the 2018 Orchard Street Press Poetry Contest, and “At Summer’s End” was a Finalist in 2019. Joys in the Tomb of Hunting and Fishing, 2020.