Rodger Martin is the managing editor of The Worcester Review and teaches journalism at Keene State College. The Blue Moon Series is his third volume of poetry. He is an artist for the New Hampshire State Arts in Education roster and a touring artist for the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA). He has been awarded an Appalachia Award for poetry and a New Hampshire State Council on the Arts award for fiction.
He was born in the Amish country of Pennsylvania, lived in England as a child, served as a combat engineer in Vietnam, and spent many years teaching both in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He currently resides in New Hampshire and for many years was the director of the New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud Project.