Daniel Nester is the author most recently of Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects (99: The Press 2015). His previous books include How to Be Inappropriate, The History of My World Tonight, God Save My Queen I and II, and The Incredible Sestina Anthology, which he edited. His work has appeared in American Poetry Review, The New York Times, The Millions, The Atlantic online, and anthologized in Best American Poetry, Best Creative Nonfiction, Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll, and Now Write! Nonfiction. An associate professor of English at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, he lives in Upstate New York with his wife and their two daughters. Find more at danielnester.com.