Michael VanCalbergh's poem,"My Father As Ulysses", was published in autofocus literary magazine on August 27, 2021. To read "My Father As Ulysses", see autofocus lit mag. VanCalbergh's works have appeared in Spoon River Poetry Review, Tinderbox Poetry, Atticus Review, and many other places.
Michael VanCalbergh currently lives in Normal, IL and divides his teaching between Illinois State University and University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign. He teaches writing in multiple contexts and specializes in Comics Studies, poetry, and trying to be a dad.