Paul Hostovsky's poems have been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and The Writer’s Almanac, and have been published in Carolina Quarterly, Shenandoah, New Delta Review, Atlanta Review, Poetry East, and many other journals and anthologies. He won the Comstock Review's Muriel Craft Bailey Award in 2001, as well as chapbook contests from Grayson Books, Riverstone Press, Frank Cat Press, and Split Oak Press. He has three full-length collections of poetry, Bending the Notes (2008), Dear Truth (2009), and A Little in Love a Lot (2011), all from Main Street Rag. And his fourth collection, Hurt into Beauty, is out by FutureCycle Press in 2012. Paul’s poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize 17 times, and won one once. He makes his living in Boston as an interpreter at the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing where he specializes in working with the deaf-blind.