Richard Hedderman earned a B.A. in English from the University of San Francisco, and an M.A. in Writing from the University of New Hampshire. Publishing credits include poems in South Dakota Review, CutBank, Chautauqua Literary Review, Eclipse, The Midwest Quarterly, Blue Collar Review, Arsenic Lobster, Skald (Wales), the anthology In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare (University of Iowa Press) and a chapbook, The Discovery of Heaven (Parallel Press, 2006.) He has work forthcoming in Rattle, Kestrel and Kentucky Review, and has also appeared as a guest poet with the Library of Congress’s Poetry at Noon program.