Josh Cook’s poetry has appeared in Epicenter Magazine, Lyrical Somerville, in Plume Poetry Anthology 2012 and 2013, and elsewhere. Other work has appeared in The Coe Review, The Owen Wister Review, Barge, apt literary magazine and other print and online journals. He was also a finalist for the 2011 and 2012 Cupboard Fiction Prize. He is a poetry reviewer for Bookslut.com, who featured his essay, “The Problem with American Poetry,” in Bookslut 100. Other criticism has appeared in The Millions and The Rumpus. He is a blogger, bookseller, and magazine buyer for Porter Square Books in Cambridge, and writes the books and culture blog “In Order of Importance.” His novel An Exaggerated Murder is forthcoming from Melville House in the Winter of 2015.