Christian Reifsteck’s work has appeared in various publications, including, The Wayfarer, Written River, The Loyalhanna Review, Vantage Point, and The Bijou Poetry Review. He holds a terminal Master of Arts in English from the University of Vermont, where he specialized in Middle English romances and taught writing courses. He has also taught in Europe and currently teaches career development and English courses in Massachusetts. He plays a variety of instruments, including the bodhran (Irish frame drum), tin whistle, banjo ukulele, and Native American flute. His first book, Turning Turf, is available from Shanti Arts Press.