Mike Shier

Mike Shier holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida Atlantic University and is currently enrolled in Illinois State University’s Ph.D. program for the same. His creative writing interests include creative nonfiction as well as literary translation. “[an ear pressed to my wall]” is part of a series of collaborative poems, four more of which will appear in Juked’s 2016 print issue, written with Nicole Oquendo. Their collaborative work has appeared in Menacing Hedge and Grist.