Mark Gibbons lives in Missoula, Montana with his wife and two sons where he’s a poet in the schools with the Missoula Writing Collaborative. He drives truck and moves furniture to pay rent. His poems have appeared in CutBank, Talking River Review, The Midwest Quarterly, The Comstock Review, Rattle, and many other journals. His newest book Mauvaises Herbes, a French translation of his work, was published in October, 2009, by Propos2Editinos. His last book, War, Madness and Love, was released in January, 2009 by R&R Publishing. Blue Horizon, was published by Two Dogs Press in 2007. His first full-length book of poems, entitled Connemara Moonshine was published in 2002. His second chapbook, Circling Home, won the Scattered Cairns Press chapbook contest. His first collection of poems was entitled Something Inside Us, 1995.