Justin Gardiner is the author of Beneath the Shadow: Legacy and Longing in the Antarctic, published as part of the Crux Literary Nonfiction Series by the University of Georgia Press, as well as the poetry collection Naming the Lifeboat from Main Street Rag.  His writing has appeared in journals that include The Missouri Review, BlackbirdQuarterly West, The Collagist, New SouthZone 3, and ZYZZYVA, among other journals.  Justin is a graduate of Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers, where he was awarded both the Larry Levis Post-Graduate Stipend and the Joan Beebe Teaching Fellowship.  In 2012-13, Justin also served as the Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Fellow, sponsored by PEN Northwest.  Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Auburn University and serves as the Nonfiction Editor of The Southern Humanities Review.