Brian Yapko is a lawyer in three states. His poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Wingless Dreamer, Gyroscope, The Plentitudes, Tofu Ink, Prometheus Dreaming, Cagibi, Poetica, Grand Little Things, Hive Avenue, the Society of Classical Poets, Chained Muse, Tempered Runes, Kithe, Sparks of Calliope, Abstract Elephant and others. His debut novel, El Nuevo Mundo, a hybrid of apocalyptic science fiction and gay romance, has been published by Rebel Satori Press. He is currently hard at work on a space opera trilogy. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his husband, Jerry, and their canine child, Bianca.