D.G. Geis has an undergraduate degree in English literature from the University of Houston and a graduate degree in philosophy from California State University. He is the author of Fire Sale (Tupelo Press/Leapfolio) and Mockumentary (Main Street Rag). Most recently, his poetry has appeared in The Irish Times, Fjords, Skylight 47 (Ireland), A New Ulster Review (N. Ireland), Crannog Magazine (Ireland), The Moth, (Ireland), Into the Void (Ireland), Poetry Scotland (Open Mouse), Ink and Letters, Crab Creek Review, Cleaver, and Under the Radar (Nine Arches Press UK). He was the winner of the 2017 Firman Houghton Prize and was shortlisted for both the 2017 Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize (Ireland) and the 2017 Percy French Prize (Strokestown International Poetry Prize, Ireland). He divides his time (unequally) between Houston, Galveston, Dublin, and the Hill Country of Central Texas.