Donovan McAbee's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Sun, The Hudson Review, The Greensboro Review, Five Points, and a variety of other journals. His academic monograph Charles Simic and the Poetics of Uncertainty is forthcoming from Routledge. He grew up in a small town in South Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. He earned a BA at Baylor University and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a PhD in Contemporary Poetry from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Donovan lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife and toddler son. He works as Associate Professor of Religion and the Arts at Belmont University and as Minister of Spiritual Formation at Woodmont Christian Church.