Andrew Rihn has worked in fast food, retail, and landscaping. Additionally, he spent three years as a university writing tutor. He has conducted writing workshops in a local domestic violence shelter and has volunteered as an abortion clinic escort. He is the author of several slim volumes of poetry, including Foreclosure Dogs (New Sins/Winged City Chapbooks) and America Plops and Fizzes (sunnyoutside press). He lives in Canton, Ohio.