Eric Pankey was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1959, and educated in the public school system, completing his undergraduate work in 1981 at University of Missouri-Columbia and his Master of Fine Arts in 1983 at the University of Iowa. He is the author of eight collections of poems.

Eric has two new collections of poetry, TRACE and CROW-WORK, forthcoming from Milkweed Editions.

© 2011 Eric Pankey