Laurence Musgrove is professor of English at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where he teaches creative writing, literature, visual thinking, and comics. He is the author of Handmade Thinking, offering students ways to depict their responses to literature visually. His recent collection of poetry, Local Bird, is from Lamar University Literary Press. His poems have appeared in Southern Indiana Review, Buddhist Poetry Review, Inside Higher Ed, and elsewhere. He blogs at theillustratedprofessor.com and cartoons at texosophy.com.