a poem by Jason Tandon

Jason Tandon was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the author of Give Over the Heckler and Everyone Gets Hurt (Black Lawrence Press, 2009), winner of the 2006 St. Lawrence Book Award, and the chapbook Rumble Strip (sunnyoutside, 2007). His poems have received three nominations for the Pushcart Prize and have appeared in many journals, including the New York Quarterly, Notre Dame Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Laurel Review, Poetry International, and Poet Lore. Tandon holds a BA and MA in English from Middlebury College and an MFA from the University of New Hampshire.