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Robert Miltner’s literary nonfiction and lyrical essays have appeared in Los Angeles Review, Diagram, Great Lakes Review, Pithead Chapel, Juxtaprose, Kestrel, Del Sol Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review, as well as Eastern Iowa Review, and has been nominated for a Best of the Net and a Pushcart prize in nonfiction. His books of prose poetry are Hotel Utopia (New Rivers Press, 2011) and Orpheus & Echo (Etruscan Press, forthcoming in 2020) and his collection of short fiction is And Your Bird Can Sing (Bottom Dog Press, 2014). A professor emeritus of English at Kent State University Stark and the Northeast Ohio MFA in Creative Writing, he edits the Raymond Carver Review. For more related work, visit