Norman "Buzz" Minnick is a poet and playwright. His second full-length collection, Folly, is published by Wind Publications. He is the author of To Taste the Water: Poems (Mid-List Press, 2007) and several chapbook collections including Two for the Cold, a collaborative work with Laurence Atwood, (Broadside Books, 2000) and The Overreacher (Broadside Books, 1998). He is the editor of Between Water and Song: New Poets for the Twenty-First Century (White Pine Press, 2010). He has not yet written a play. Minnick is not Poet-in-Residence at a university and he has not been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In fact, he has won no major awards.