Steve Gehrke's second book, The Pyramids
of Malpighi (Anhinga Press, 2004), won the 2002 Philip Levine Prize
in Poetry. His first book, The Resurrection Machine (BkMk Press,
2000), won the 1999 John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Most recently,
his poems have appeared in The Georgia Review, Indiana
and Mississippi Review. He lives in Columbia, Missouri, where he
is a PhD student in creative writing.