Ed Luker is a poet, writer, and teacher. He runs the semiregular RIVET reading series, as well as a radio show on Comet Radio. His fifth collection, Heavy Waters, will be released in 2019 on The 87 Press. With Jo Walton, he has coedited a book of essays Poetry and Work: Essays on Work in Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Poetry that is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in 2019. He also teaches at University of Surrey and the Bishopsgate Institute. His poetry and essays can be found at his website.