Rupert Fike’s second collection of poems, Hello the House, was named one of the “Books All Georgians Should Read, 2018” by The Georgia Center for the Book. It also won the Haas Poetry Prize from Snake Nation Press. He was named Finalist as Georgia Author of the Year after the publication of his first collection, Lotus Buffet. His stories and poems have appeared in The Southern Poetry Review, Scalawag Magazine, The Georgetown Review, A&U America’s AIDS Magazine, The Alabama Literary Quarterly, The Buddhist Poetry Review, The Cortland Review, Natural Bridge,The Chattahoochee Review and others. He has a poem inscribed in a downtown Atlanta plaza, and his non-fiction, Voices from The Farm, examines life on a 1970s spiritual commune.