Isaac Cates received his Ph.D. from Yale in 2002, where he studied how twentieth-century poets use ideas from the natural sciences. He also holds a Master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University in creative writing.
He has published articles and reviews on Modernist and contemporary poetry and poetics, and has written widely on comics and the graphic novel. He also has decades of editorial experience. He currently edits, publishes, and contributes to an award-winning all-ages comics series called Cartozia Tales.