[What fool denies the inner life of a whale? ]

Kevin Phan graduated from the Helen Zell Writing Program with an MFA in creative writing in 2013. He is the recipient of two Hopwood Awards from the University of Michigan: the Bain-Swiggett Poetry Prize and the Theodore Roethke Prize. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Fence, Pleiades, Gulf Coast, Colorado Review, Poetry Northwest, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere.