Zack Lavoie graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington and is the author of the chapbook UPHEAVALS (Pond Bench Press). He was awarded the 2017 Alice James Books Director's Chair Fellowship in Farmington, Maine, is the winner of the Franklin & Somerset County Poetry Competition and has been nominated for Best of the Net. He works as an EFL editor for a global trading platform and as a copy editor locally. His work can be found in Empty Mirror Magazine, OCCULUM Journal, Dirty Paws Poetry Review, Longleaf Review, FlyPaper Mag, OXIDANT | ENGINE, and on the 'memoria' podcast. When he isn't writing he can be found wandering along the Sandy River, heeding every call from his Guinea Pig, or singing alongside his girlfriend.