Cooper Lee Bombardier is a visual artist and writer from the South Shore of Boston. He has been a construction worker, a cook, a carpenter, a union stagehand, a welder, a shop steward, a dishwasher, a truckdriver, and a housepainter, among other things; now he is busy being a grad student. His writing appears in many periodicals and anthologies, including the forthcoming book Sister Spit: Writing, Rants and Reminiscence from the Road, from City Lights Books. Cooper is currently based in beautiful Portland, Oregon, where he lives with his handsome old one-eyed dog and the threat of never-ending rain. Find out more at www.cooperleebombardier.com .