George Klawitter teaches literature at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. He has edited the poetry of Richard Barnfield and published The Enigmatic Narrator, a study of John Donne's poetry. His poems have been printed in various journals including The James White Review, Poetry Northwest, Poet Lore, Evergreen Chronicles, Milkweed, and Cumberland Poetry Review. His first book of poetry, Country Matters, appeared in 2001. His book Let Orpheus Take Your Hand won the Gival Press Poetry Award in 2002.