Simon Mermelstein is an internationally touring poet and performer from Ann Arbor, MI. His poetry has appeared in Atlanta Review, RHINO, Spillway, HEArt Online, FreezeRay, Hawaii Pacific Review, Cleaver, Mobius, Radius,The MacGuffinand a healthy handful of other places, and has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize. His latest chapbook is “The Continuing Adventures of Orthomax” (now with BOMBASTIC PENTAMETER!!!). He works in the Writing Center at Washtenaw Community College, and currently is the organizer and host of Ann Arbor Poetry. You can find more of his work on his website.