SEAN HOWARD lives in the lobster-fishing village of Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton. The author of Local Calls (Cape Breton University Press, 2009), Incitements (Gaspereau Press, 2011), and The Photographer’s Last Picture (Gaspereau Press, 2016), his poetry has been widely published in Canada, the US, UK, and elsewhere. Sean is adjunct professor of political science at Cape Breton University, researching nuclear disarmament, the political history of twentieth-century physics, and the politics and culture of war commemoration.