Theodore Zachary Cotler is the author of a novel, Ghost at the Loom, a book of criticism, Elegies for Humanism, and three books of poetry, House with a Dark Sky Roof, Supplice, and Sonnets to the Humans. His awards include the Sawtooth Prize, the Amy Clampitt Residency, and the Ruth Lilly Fellowship. He is a founding editor of The Winter Anthology. He wrote and co-directed (with Magdalena Zyzak) the feature films Maya Dardel, When I’m a Moth. and The Wall of Mexico.