Calvin Pennix holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Chapman University and lives with his wife and daughter in Mission Viejo, CA. He is currently an instructor at Everest College, where he teaches Composition, American Literature, Critical Thinking and Algebra. Calvin’s first book of poetry, Grounds, was published by Argotist Books, his second collection, Around/About, was published by Differentia Press and his chapbook, All Dried Up, was published by quarter after press. Calvin has been a featured artist at Counterexample Poetics and has had his poetry recently appear in Mad Hatters Review Blog, On Barcelona, Otoliths, Certain Circuits, experiential-experimental-literature, The Altered Scale, and Upstairs at Duroc. He is also the founding editor of quarter after/quarter after press a place for poetry, poetics and art.