Michael Fallon, editor at Singing Man Press, is a poet and essayist and lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife, the artist Ruth Leavitt Fallon. He is Senior Lecturer Emeritus at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) where he taught creative writing, literature, and composition for more than thirty-five years. He has been an editor at Puerto del Sol, a founding editor at the Maryland Poetry Review, and President of the Maryland State Poetry and Literary Society. Fallon won Fellowships in Poetry from the Maryland State Arts Council in 1988 and 2009. His essays have been published by The New England Review, The Broadstreet Literary Review, The Concho River Review, The Razor, and on Lithub.com, The Best of the Literary Internet, as well as in many other journals. Fallon’s poems have appeared in The Antietam Review,The American Scholar, The Oyez Review, The Loch Raven Review, Illuminations and numerous other magazines as well as anthologies, on CDs, and have been broadcast on Public Radio. He is the author of four books of poetry: A History of the Color Black, Dolphin Moon Press, 1991; Since You have No Body, Plan B Press, 2011; The Great Before and After, Brickhouse Books, 2011, and Empire of Leaves, Poems and Photographs by Michael Fallon, Singing Man Press, 2018.