Tim McLaughlin was born in St. Louis and earned his BA in English at Loyola University Chicago. He
interned for RHINO from 2012 to 2014, and after teaching English overseas, resumed assisting the
poetry journal in 2016. He has reviewed books for Booklist and served as a freelance editor for the
bilingual travel magazine Travellive, based out of Vietnam. He currently teaches English as a Second
Language at City Colleges of Chicago, and even writes in his spare time.