ROB CARNEY, a Washington native, earned a BA in English from Pacific Lutheran University, an MFA in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University, and his PhD at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He is the author of four books of poems, most recently 88 MAPS from Lost Horse Press (, and he is on the Editorial Board of and a regular contributor to Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments ( or He is a Professor of English at Utah Valley University and lives in Salt Lake City.

This show was produced in July of 2016. Due to a technical glitch, it failed to air on 101.9FM during the last two weeks of July. We are running the show on air this month, but the Summer Fundraiser information mentioned during the show is no longer valid. That said, Voice of Vashon is a wonderful organization that both deserves and deeply appreciates the support of our community. Thank you for listening.