Derek Pollard is co-author with Derek Henderson of the book Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX Books) and editor of Till One Day the Sun Shall Shine More Brightly: The Poetry and Prose of Donald Revell (University of Michigan Press). His poetry, creative nonfiction, translations, and literary scholarship 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 launched and edited the journal's quarterly online issues and co-edited the annual print volume; as Poetry and Nonfiction Editor at Witness, where he co-edited the annual print volume and served as organizer and liaison for author events at the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute (BMI); 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 BMI Fellow in Poetry, and is a Professor of English at the Flagship Campus of Keiser University.