Bill Wolak has just published his fifteenth book of poetry entitled The Nakedness Defense with Ekstasis Press. His most recent translation with Mahmood Karimi-Hakak, Love Me More Than the Others: Selected Poetry of Iraj Mirza, was published by Cross-Cultural Communications in 2014. His collages have appeared recently in Naked in New Hope 2016 and The 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival. In 2016, he was a featured poet at the Mihai Eminescu International Poetry Festival in Craiova, Romania; Europa in Versi in Lake Como, Italy; Pesaro International Poetry Festival in Pesaro, Italy; Xichang-Qionghai Silk Road International Poetry Week in Xichang, China; and Ethno Fest in Pristina, Kosovo. Mr. Wolak teaches creative writing at William Paterson University in New Jersey.