Writer, musician, and educator Alan Semerdjians poems and essays have appeared in over fifty print and online publications and anthologies including Adbusters, Diagram, and Ararat. He released a chapbook of poems called An Improvised Device (Lock n Load Press) in 2005 and his first full-length book In the Architecture of Bone (GenPop Books) in 2009. His songs, which Relix magazine has described as having and "impressive contemporary sound...rich, textured songs, and poetic lyrics" have appeared in television and film and charted on CMJ. He earned his MFA at Goddard College in 2002 and currently teaches English at Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, NY. Alan resides in New York Citys East Village.