Don Riggs received his M.A. in poetry in 1997. His book of sonnets, Bilateral Asymmetry, was published in 2014. His poetry has appeared in many publications, including 16th Century Journal, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, Painted Bride Quarterly, xib and ixnay. He has several articles in the Journal for the Fantastic in the Arts, and is actively engaged in research and teaching in Science Fiction literature. He is the Co-Editor of and featured poet in the book Uncommonplaces: Poems of the Fantastic. He is the Editor of Lamont B. Steptoe’s A Long Movie of Shadows and translated Chinese Poetic Writing by Francois Cheng. Dr. Riggs teaches several courses for the Department of English and Philosophy at Drexel University, including Science Fiction Literature, Philosophy in Literature, Renaissance and Enlightenment Literature, Creative Writing, Visions in Writing, and Freshman Writing.