Tony Mancus is the author of a handful of chapbooks, including Bye Land (Greying Ghost) and Bye Sea (Tree Lights Books) and the co-curator of In Your Ear, a monthly reading series in D.C. In 2008, with Sommer Browning, he founded Flying Guillotine Press. One of their titles, abu ghraib arias, by Philip Metres, won the Arab American Book Award in 2012. Tony has taught creative writing for many years--most recently with Writopia Lab DC and Hunter College in New York. He lives in Rosslyn with his wife Shannon and their two cats.