Ron Silliman has written and edited twenty-four books to date, including
the anthology In the American Tree, which the National Poetry Foundation
has just republished with a new afterword. His booklength long poem Tjanting
has recently been to print this fall by Salt. Silliman is a 2002 Fellow
of the Pennsylvania Arts Council and received a Pew Fellowship in the
Arts in 1998. He lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania, with his wife
and two sons, and works as a market analyst in the computer industry.