W. K. Buckley received his Ph.D. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and currently teaches in the English Department at Indiana University (Northwest). He is the editor of Critical Essays on Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1989) and author of Lady Chatterley's Lover: Loss and Hope (1993). His poetry books include By the Horses Before the Rains, Athene in Steeltown, 81 Mygrations, Sylvia's Bells, Lost Heartlands Found, and On Heartland Soils. His poems have appeared in Abiko Quarterly, Coe Review, Left Curve, Poetry New York, The Cafe Review, New Orleans Review, California Quarterly, and others. Buckley is the Founding Editor of Plath Profiles.