Raised in Illinois and now based in New York City, Thomas March is a poet, critic, and teacher. He has been a featured reader or performer at a number of New York City’s most esteemed venues, including Joe’s Pub, The Players, The Nuyorican Poets Café, The Peoples Improv Theater, The Cornelia Street Café, and The Back Fence. His poetry column, “Appreciations,” which appears regularly in Lambda Literary Review, promotes new work by offering close readings of poems from recent collections. His poetry has appeared most recently in Bellevue Literary Review, The Account, The Common Online, Confrontation, Pleiades, and RHINO. He is a past winner of the Norma Millay Ellis Fellowship, awarded by the Millay Colony for the Arts, and he has received an Artist Grant from the Vermont Studio Center. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, he has also reviewed for American Book Review, The Believer, and New Letters, among others.