Michael Ruby is a poet and journalist who lives in Brooklyn. He is the author of five full-length poetry books, including Compulsive Words (BlazeVOX, 2010) and American Songbook (UDP, 2013). His trilogy, Memories, Dreams and Inner Voices (Station Hill, 2012), includes Fleeting Memories, a UDP web-book, and Inner Voices Heard Before Sleep, an Argotist Online ebook. He is also the author of four Dusie chapbooks, including The Star-Spangled Banner (2011) and Close Your Eyes (2013), which was No. 1 on Artforum's Top 10; and he is the co-editor of Bernadette Mayer's collected early books, Eating the Colors of a Lineup of Words (Station Hill, 2015). Recordings of four of his books and an interview are available on PennSound. A graduate of Harvard College and Brown University's writing program, he works as an editor of U.S. news and political articles at The Wall Street Journal. For links and more information, click here.