Stephen Gibson was born and raised in New York City. He attended Syracuse University where he studied in the creative writing program with W.D. Snodgrass and Philip Booth. Gibson’s poetry and short fiction have appeared in such magazines as Poetry, the Paris Review, the Georgia Review, the Southern Review, and Five Points. In 1994–1995, he was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry by the Florida Arts Council, and in 2001–2002, he was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in Fiction from the Florida Arts Council. Gibson teaches at Palm Beach Community College where he is an associate professor in English. Rorschach Art is his first full-length collection of poetry.