Ithaca, NY – Zachary was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MFA in Poetry from Cornell University. His work has appeared in Pleiades, West Branch, Bat City Review, Ninth Letter, and other journals. Honors include a fellowship from the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, a Graduate Teaching Fellowship at Cornell, and forthcoming residencies at the Millay and MacDowell Colonies. He is a Gemini who enjoys long walks in inclement weather, watching music videos, cooking, and tending to the spirit of Larry Levis.