Edward J. Rielly chairs the English department at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. In addition to 10 volumes of his own poetry, he has published several nonfiction books. His recent publications include The 1960s (Greenwood), Baseball: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (ABC-Clio; recently released in paper by the University of Nebraska Press), Baseball and American Culture: Across the Diamond (a collection of essays from Haworth) and F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography (Greenwood). He is editing Baseball in the Classroom: Teaching America’s National Pastime, a collection of essays on baseball as pedagogy, for McFarland; and is writing Sitting Bull: A Biography (Greenwood) and Football: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (U of Nebraska Press). He also writes a newspaper column on baseball and has published many individual articles, book reviews, short stories and poems.