Shane Neilson is a physician whose first chapbook of poems, The Beaten-Down Elegies, was published in 2004 by Frog Hollow Press. In 2005 he edited Alden Nowlan and Illness, also with Frog Hollow. Subsequently, he has written a memoir, Call Me Doctor (Pottersfield Press, 2006), and Exterminate My Heart (Frog Hollow Press, 2008). Meniscus is his first trade book of poetry.