Poet, performer, and scholar Dr. Joshua Bennett is the author of The Sobbing School, which Gregory Pardlo described as “…an arresting debut that was abounding in tenderness and rich with character, with a virtuosic kind of code switching.” The Sobbing School was also a National Poetry Series selection and a finalist for an NAACP Image Award.
He received his PhD in English from Princeton University, and is currently Mellon Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College. His writing has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere. He lives in Boston.
Learn more at Joshua Bennett’s official website