Paul Christiansen received his BA at St. Olaf College and his MFA at Florida International University. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Atlanta Review Best New Poets, Pleiades, Quarter After Eight, Threepenny ReviewZone Three and elsewhere and he co-edited A Rainy Night in the City (Hanoi Publishing House), a bi-lingual anthology of short stories, with Ho Anh Thai.  A former Fulbright Fellow and winner of two Academy of American Poetry awards, he currently resides in Saigon and works as content director for Saigoneer.