A proud Hoosier, Tyler Gobble is currently a poetry fellow at the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas and a teaching artist for Badgerdog. His first full-length collection, MORE WRECK MORE WRECK (Coconut Books), is available from SPD, and two new chapbooks (Idiot Wisdom and The Situation From Afar) are forthcoming. Recent poems have appeared in The Journal, Reality Hands, Birds We Piled Loosely, and elsewhere. He currently plays drum in the rock n' roll band Shitty Band. He prefers disc golf, sleeveless shirts, porches, and bacon.