JASON SHINDER was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1955. His second collection, Among Women, was published in 2001. He was the editor of several anthologies, including Tales from the Couch: Writers on TherapyBest American Movie Writing, and The Poem That Changed America: "Howl" Fifty Years Later. He founded the Writer's Voice at the West Side Y.M.C.A.

"A wonderful strange humor and deep wisdom—what we need."—Allen Ginsberg

"Nobody sounds like him. Every Room We Ever Slept In is a wonderful book: smart and deep and funny and wise."—Marie Howe