Keith Kopka’s poetry and criticism have recently appeared in The International Journal of The Book, Best New Poets, Mid-American Review, New Ohio Review, Berfrois, Ninth Letter, and many others. He is the author of the critical text, Asking a Shadow to Dance: An Introduction to the Practice of Poetry,
as well as the recipient of the 2017 International Award for Excellence from the Books, Publishing & Libraries Research Network. Kopka is the cofounder and the Director of Operations for Writers Resist,
a Chautauqua arts fellow, and a Senior Editor at Narrative Magazine. He’s currently an Assistant Professor at Holy Family University in Philadelphia.