Kip Knott’s debut full-length collection of poetry—Tragedy, Ecstasy, Doom, and so on—was published in 2020 by Kelsay Books. His second full-length collection of poetry—Clean Coal Burn—is forthcoming in 2021, also from Kelsay Books. His writing and photography have appeared in numerous journals and magazines throughout the U.S. and abroad, including The American Journal of Poetry, Barren, Barrow Street, Beloit Fiction Journal, Gettysburg Review, La Piccioletta Barca, Long Poem, Poet Lore, The Sun, and Virginia Quarterly Review. In addition, he is a regular monthly contributor to Versification. He has received grants from the Ohio Arts Council in both poetry and playwriting and is also the author of five poetry chapbooks: The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog Press); Whisper Gallery (Mudlark); Everyday Elegies (Pudding House); Afraid of Heaven (Mudlark); and Hinterlands (Close to the Bone Publications). Currently, he is a teacher and an art dealer living in Delaware, Ohio.