Christopher Shipman is the author of Keats is Not the Problem (Lavender Ink), co-authored with Brett Evans, and The Movie My Murderer Makes Season II (The Cupboard). Shipman’s work appears in journals such as Cimarron Review, PANK, Pedestal, Plume, Salt Hill, So and So, Spork Press, and TENDERLOIN, among many others. His poem, "The Three-Year Crossing," was a winner of the 2015 Motionpoems Big Bridges prize, judged by Alice Quinn. A Ship on the Line (2015), co-authored with Vincent Cellucci, was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. Shipman lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he teaches literature at New Garden Friends School and dances to the Boss with his four-year-old daughter on his shoulders. He recommends Sandy Hook Promise.