Derek Pollard is co-author with Derek Henderson of the book Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX Books). His poetry, creative nonfiction, criticism, and translations have appeared in Best of the Net, Drunken Boat, Edgar Allan Poe Review, Pleiades, Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, and They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing, among numerous other anthologies and journals. His multimedia work has been performed and exhibited throughout the United States. Previously, he served as Associate Editor at Interim: A Journal of Poetry & Poetics, where he established and edited the journal's quarterly online issues and edited the annual print volume; as Assistant Editor at Barrow Street, where he founded and curated the Barrow Street West Reading Series; and as Associate Editor at New Issues Poetry & Prose, where he selected and edited books for the New Issues Poetry Prize and the Green Rose Prize. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute Fellow in Poetry, and is a Professor of English at the Flagship Campus of Keiser University.