Albert Abonado is the author of JAW (Sundress Publications). He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York Foundation for the Arts. His work has appeared in Colorado Review, Poetry Northwest, The Margins, The Laurel Review, Zone 3 and others. He teaches creative writing at SUNY Geneseo and RIT. He lives in Rochester, NY with his wife and a hamster.