Bruce Taylor, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, has taught Creative Writing & Literature for 40 years and is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Pity The World, and the forthcoming The Longest You've Lived Anywhere: Poems New and Selected 2013 . He is editor of eight anthologies including Wisconsin Poetry and, with Patti See, Higher Learning: Reading and Writing About College ( 3rd ed. 2011.) His poetry and translations have appeared in such places as Able Muse, The Chicago Review, The Columbia Review, The Cortland Review, The Nation, The New York Quarterly, Poetry, Rattle, Rosebud and on Writer's Almanac as read by Garrison Keillor. This book features new and selected poems.