Jeff and Pete in El Paso / Photo by Jeff Sirkin

A Dozen Nothing keeps it simple (one poet at a time), fresh (a new poet the first of every month), and deep (enough poems to get to know a poet’s work). We hope you enjoy it and make it a monthly stop.



Co-Founder and Co-Editor

cropped-dsc02459.jpgPETE MILLER (he/him/his): A graduate of Arizona State University’s MFA program,
Pete’s work has appeared in Slice, Superstition Review, Minus Times, 491 Magazine, and The Moth (Ireland). He is the author of the chapbook Born Soap. He lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife and daughters.

Co-Founder, Co-Editor, Site and Page Designer

JeffJEFF SIRKIN (he/him/his): Jeff Sirkin grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the author of the poetry collection Travelers Aid Society (2016 Veliz Books), and his work has appeared in Fence; The Literary ReviewForklift, Ohio; The Volta and elsewhere. A graduate of the Poetics program at Buffalo, he writes on popular music and literature and teaches in the Creative Writing Department at the University of Texas, El Paso, where he also co-curates the Dishonest Mailman Reading Series. Go to travelersaidsociety.wordpress.com for more.


Editorial and Production Assistants

SARAH HOBIN: Editorial and Production Assistant

BENJAMIN BOUVET-BOISCLAIR: Editorial and Production Assistant



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A dozen poets. One a month. Nothing more.