Ed Coletti is a poet, painter, fiction writer, and chess player who studied under Robert Creeley in San Francisco (1970-71). His recent work appears in The Brooklyn Rail, North American Review, Big Bridge, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Spillway, Lilliput Review, and So It Goes – The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. Coletti’s book, When Hearts Outlive Minds, was released June 2011. Germs, Viruses, and Catechisms was published by Civil Defense Publications (San Francisco) during Winter 2013. The Problem With Breathing from Edwin E. Smith Publications(Little Rock) was published during June 2015. ApolloBlue’s Harp(and the gods of song) also will be published by Edwin E. Smith in 2016.