Matthew Cooperman is a poet and scholar active in ecocriticism. He is the author of the author of the text + image collaboration Imago for the Fallen World, w/Marius Lehene (Jaded Ibis, 2013), Still: of the Earth as the Ark which Does Not Move (Counterpath Press, 2011), DaZE (Salt Publishing Ltd, 2006) and A Sacrificial Zinc (Pleiades/LSU, 2001), winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize, as well as three chapbooks Still: (to be) Perpetual (Dove | Tail Poetry, 2007), Words About James (Phylum Press, 2005) and Surge (Kent State, 1998. Recent poetry and criticism has appeared or is forthcoming in Jacket, Angelaki: A Journal of Theoretical Humanities, Boston Review, Pleiades, Clade Song, Free Verse, Lana Turner and VOLT, among others. A founding editor of the exploratory prose journal Quarter After Eight, he is a current poetry editor atColorado Review. He teaches Creative Writing and English literature at Colorado State University, and lives in Fort Collins with his wife, the poet Aby Kaupang, and their two kids. He can be reached More information at: