Dr. Joshua Bennett received his Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. He is currently a member of the Society of Fellows at Harvard University, and has received fellowships from the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, Cave Canem, the Josephine de Karman Fellowship Trust, and the Ford Foundation. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Boston Review, Callaloo, the Kenyon Review, Poetry Magazine and elsewhere. Bennett tours nationally and internationally as a performance artist, and has recited his original work at the Sundance Film Festival, the NAACP Image Awards, and President Obama’s Evening of Poetry and Music at the White House. He lives in New York City.