Donald Platt is the author of six volumes of poetry, including Man Praying, and My Father Says Grace. His poems have appeared in journals, including The New Republic, Nation, Paris Review, Poetry, Kenyon Review, and in The Best American Poetry 2000, 2006, and 2015. A recipient of two NEA Fellowships and three Pushcart Prizes, Platt is a professor in Purdue University’s English Department and M.F.A. Program. He lives in West Lafayette, Indiana.