Kevin Larimer is the editor-in-chief of Poets & Writers, where he edits Poets & Writers Magazine; oversees the website,; and directs the organization’s program of events, Poets & Writers Live. He has served on a number of panels on publishing at events such as the Library of Congress National Book Festival, the Sozopol Fiction Seminars, the Anguilla Lit Fest, the Slice Literary Writer’s Conference, Poets Forum, the Bronx Book Fair, and the Writer’s Hotel. His poems have appeared in Fence, Pleiades, Poetry International, Verse, and a dozen other literary magazines. He has written essays and book reviews for American Letters & Commentary, American Book Review, Boulevard, Chelsea, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He lives in New York City.