F. W. “Skip” Renker of Midland, Michigan has published poems in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Atlanta Review, Poetry Midwest, and Passages North, as well as two collections, Birds of Passage
(Delta Press), and Sifting the Visible
(Mayapple Press). His most recent collection is Bearing the Cast, St. Julian Press. Professor Emeritus at Delta College, he teaches writing, meditation, and world religions courses and workshops, and is married to Julia Fogarty, also an English professor.