Marc Harshman is the author of two poetry collections, including Local Journeys, as well as thirteen books for children. His poems have appeared in the Georgia Review, Emerson Review, Salamander, Poetry Salzburg Review, and other publications. Poet Laureate of West Virginia, he is the host of “The Poetry Break,” a monthly show for West Virginia Public Radio. Harshman was born and raised near Union City, Indiana. He lives in Wheeling, West Virginia.