Kevin Larimer is the editor in chief of Poets & Writers, where he edits Poets & Writers Magazine, oversees the organization’s website, and directs Poets & Writers Live. He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and received his MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was the poetry editor of the Iowa Review. He has presented lectures on publishing at the International Poetry Conference in Koprivshtitsa, the University of Iceland in Reykjavík, the Academy of American Poets’ annual Poets Forum, and the Writer’s Hotel Master Class. He has also served on a number of panels on publishing at events such as the Library of Congress National Book Festival, the Sozopol Fiction Seminars, the Slice Literary Writer’s Conference, the AWP Conference, and the Bronx Book Fair. His poems have appeared in Fence, Pleiades, Poetry International, Verse, and a dozen other literary magazines. He has written book reviews for American Letters & Commentary, American Book Review, Chelsea, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He lives in New York City.