Adam Chiles‘s first collection of poems, ‘Evening Land’ was nominated for the 2009 Gerald Lampert Memorial award for best debut collection in Canada. His second collection Bluff has been accepted by Measure Press and will be published in Summer 2021. His work has been anthologized in Best New Poets 2006 (Samovar) and has appeared in numerous journals including Barrow Street, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, Copper Nickel, Cortland Review, Connotation Press, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, The Literary Review, Magma, Permafrost, RHINO, The Threepenny Review and Thrush Poetry Review. His fellowships and scholarships include the Reginald S. Tickner Creative Writing Fellowship, a Sewanee Writers Conference, Tennessee Williams Scholarship, as well as scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and the Banff Writing studio in Canada. He is professor of English and Creative Writing at Northern Virginia Community College.