Doug Ramspeck

Doug Ramspeck is the author of Black Flowers (LSU Press, 2018); Original Bodies (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2014), winner of the 2013 Michael Waters Poetry Prize; Mechanical Fireflies (Barrow Street Press, 2011), selected by Mary Ruefle for the Barrow Street Press Poetry Book Prize; Possum Nocturne (University of Akron Press, 2010); and Black Tupelo Country (BkMk Press, 2008), winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. He is also the author of a fiction collection, The Owl That Carries Us Away (BkMk Press, 2018), winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction. He is a two-time recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and teaches English at The Ohio State University.