Kevin Rippin is the author of the 2018 poetry collection Amber Drive. He earned an MA in writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He has worked as a corporate editor and writer, and currently teaches writing as a full-time lecturer at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC. He has published articles, reviews, and poetry in magazines and journals across the country, including Southern Poetry Review, Poetry East, and Pittsburgh Quarterly. His chapbook, One Shuddering Tremolo, was previously published by Arbuckle Press.