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Grey Held is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Writing, and is the author of Two-Star General (Brick Road Poetry Press), and Spilled Milk (Word Press). He holds a BS from MIT and an MFA from Temple University. He has been a lecturer in art and design at Ohio State University, a computer programmer, an international marketing manager, a research director, and has led poetry writing workshops for prisoners in the Northeastern Correctional Center in Concord. His poem “Vending Machine” was set to music by Paul Carey and has been performed by a cappella groups all over the country. He is currently a director at a research firm in Cambridge. He and his wife live in Newton, where they have raised two sons. [Read more...]