Billy Reynolds was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama (“The Rocket City”). His awards include the Tennessee Williams scholarship in poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and an Emerging Artist grant from the Greater Kalamazoo Arts Council. In 2007, he received the John Ciardi scholar in poetry from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. His poems have been published in Iron Horse Literary Review, Hunger Mountain, Sewanee Theological Review, and Third Coast, among others. Currently, he lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.