Writer; Associate Professor of English, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, www.douglas-haynes.com
Douglas Haynes is an essayist, journalist, and poet whose work focuses on overlooked people and places. His writing has been featured in Orion, Longreads.com, Virginia Quarterly Review, Boston Review, Common Dreams, Witness, and dozens of other publications. His many awards include a grant from the Fund for Environmental Journalism and a residency at the Blue Mountain Center. Currently, he's working on a book about the collision of poverty and climate change in Managua, Nicaragua, one of the world's most disaster-prone cities.
Douglas graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin Madison and earned his MFA in creative writing at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He now lives in Madison, Wisconsin and teaches writing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where he is an associate professor of English. To learn more about him and read his work, see his website: www.douglas-haynes.com