Evan Oakley is an Associate Professor of English/Humanities at the AIMS Community College in Loveland, Colorado. He received his MFA from George Mason University in Virginia. He is past editor of the literary journals Phoebe and The Dry Creek Review. For many years, he also co-directed the annual summer literary event, Poets in the Park, held in Loveland. He is past recipient of the Colorado Council of the Arts Poetry Award, and he has published in various journals and magazines.