The Boiler

Jonathan Travelstead

PAIN OF OTHERS
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Jonathan Travelstead served in the Air Force National Guard for six years as a firefighter and currently works as a full-time firefighter for the city of Murphysboro. Having finished his MFA at Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, he now works on an old dirt-bike he hopes will one day get him to the salt flats of Bolivia. He has published work in The Iowa Review and on Poetrydaily.com among others, and is the author of How We Bury Our Dead (Cobalt/Thumbnail Press, 2015).