Bob Randolph is a professor emeritus from Texas State University and currently teaches part time at Waynesburg University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar in Finland and Greece. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Georgia Review, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere. Elixir Press published his book Floating Girl (Angel of War) in 2006. His creative dissertation was directed by the novelist John Gardner. He has a black belt and is a pastor.