Russell Brakefield received his MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan's Helen Zell Writing Program. He currently lives in Ann Arbor where he teaches writing at the University of Michigan and works as a bookseller. He is the managing editor for Canarium Books. His poetry has appeared in a number of publications including The Indiana Review, Drunken Boat, Poet Lore.
Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Arts Camp