Tim Mayo holds an ALB, cum laude, from Harvard University and an MFA from The Bennington Writing Seminars. His poems and reviews have appeared in Atlanta Review, Babel Fruit, 5AM, Poetry International, Poet Lore, Tygerburning Literary Journal, The Worcester Review, Verse Wisconsin, Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac among many other places. His chapbook The Loneliness of Dogs (Pudding House Publications) was a finalist in the WCDR 2008 Chapbook Challenge in Ajax, Ontario, Canada, and his first full length collection The Kingdom of Possibilities (Mayapple Press, 2009) was a semi finalist for the 2009 Brittingham and Pollock Awards and a finalist for 2009 May Swenson Award. He has been chosen as a top finalist for the Paumanok Award, and recently he was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is a member of the Brattleboro Literary Festival author selection committee and an amateur trapeze artist. He lives in Brattleboro, Vermont where he substitute teaches in the public school system.