Mike Young is the author of Sprezzatura, Look! Look! Feathers, and We Are All Good If They Try Hard Enough, which was selected by readers of The Believer as one of the Top 20 Poetry Books of 2010. In 2015, Black Cake Records released his first album Imagine a Fire You Can Wear as a Coat. He publishes the free online/print literary magazine NOÖ Journal, runs Magic Helicopter Press, and lives in Santa Fe, NM.