Alan Abrams has been a drifter and a stoner, a motorcycle mechanic and a carpenter. More recently, he has been a bootleg architect. He has a diploma from a university he never attended, as well as other dubious certifications. Poems he claims to have written are scheduled to appear in The Wayfarer and The Innisfree Poetry Journal. Some of his stories–which are merely thinly disguised memoirs–have appeared in The Hare’s Paw and The Black Boot (now defunct). He presently resides in Silver Spring, MD.