Lyle Daggett is the author of seven books of poems, most recently All Through the Night: New and Selected Poems (Red Dragonfly Press, 2013). His poems, translations, essays and book reviews have appeared in Pemmican, Main Street Rag, Blue Collar Review, the anthology Eating the Pure Light: Homage to Thomas McGrath (The Backwaters Press), and other publications. He is also the author of the weblog A Burning Patience. Lyle has worked for a living mostly talking on the phone and typing on computers, and is a member of the Communications Workers of America labor union. He lives in Minneapolis.