Michael White received his PhD from the University of Utah and teaches at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His four prize-winning poetry collections are The Island, Palma Cathedral, Re-entry, and Vermeer in Hell. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, The New Republic, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, the Best American Poetry, and many other magazines and anthologies. His memoir, Travels in Vermeer, was longlisted for the 2015 National Book Award. You can view his website, here.