Jared Demick is 6'3". He works at the University of Connecticut as a PhD student and the Assistant Director of the Creative Writing Program. He also edits The Jivin' Ladybug: A Skewered Journal of the Arts. He has published poems in BlazeVOX, Sugar Mule, Long River Review, OMEGA, and Gastronomica. If stuck on a desert island, he hopes there would a case of Yuengling and Simpsons reruns. He is the author of THE HUNGER IN OUR EYES (BlazeVOX [books], 2014).