Paul Christiansen received his BA at St. Olaf College and his MFA at Florida International University where he worked as editor-in-chief of Gulf Stream Magazine and assisted with  Jai-Alai Magazine.  His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Atlanta ReviewPleiades, Quarter After Eight, Threepenny ReviewZone Three and elsewhere. A former Fulbright Fellow and winner of two Academy of American Poetry awards, he currently resides in Saigon.