Jake Matkov received a scholarship to the first grade. He was cast in Annie Get Your Gun as the Gun and has had nightmares ever since. He is an MFA candidate in poetry at LIU Brooklyn, where he holds a teaching fellowship. His work has appeared in those that this, Downtown Brooklyn, and Liquid, and he was featured emerging poet in the Newfangled Reading Series at Bureau for General Services - Queer Division. You can find him in Brooklyn or on Twitter @ooohjakie. He says hi.