Steven Blythe received his B.A. degree in Creative Writing and Philosophy from Georgia State University in 1998. His poetry has appeared in American Poets Abroad , The Blue Monday Review, Crab Creek Review, The Moth Magazine, Permafrost, The Poet’s Billow, Tulane Review, Tule Review and Wasafiri Magazine. In 2014, he was nominated for a Pushcart prize for his poem "The Intruder." He also served as the Contest Committee Chair for the Poetry Society of Virginia from 2017 to 2019. He lives in Minneapolis, MN, where he is an MFA candidate in Poetry at the University of Minnesota.