Joe Ponepinto spent the first half of his life in a variety of mercenary pursuits. To make up for it, he now writes, edits or teaches every day.
He is the Book Review Editor for the Los Angeles Review, and has been published extensively in literary journals. He lives in Michigan with his wife, Dona, and Henry, the coffee drinking dog.
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