Ted Lardner's publications include We Practice For It (winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Award) published by Tupelo Press in 2014, Tornado (winner of the Wick Poetry Program Open Competition) and published by Kent State UP in 2008; African-American LIteracies Unleashed:  Vernacular English and the Composition Classroom (2005), co-authored with Dr. Arnetha Ball; and Exchanges: Reading and Writing about Consumer Culture (2001), co-authored with Dr. Todd Lundberg.  His poems and creative nonfiction have appeared in Bird's Thumb, Blue Fifth Review, DIAGRAM, Poet Lore, 5am, Arsenic Lobster, The Normal School, and elsewhere.