Aaron Fagan was born in Rochester, New York, in 1973 and educated at Hampshire College and Syracuse University. He is the author of the poetry collections Garage (Salt, Cambridge, 2007), Echo Train (Salt, London, 2010), A Better Place Is Hard to Find (The Song Cave, New York, 2020), and Pretty Soon (Pilot Press, London, 2023) and the chapbooks Kabuki Hologram, Gunpowder, Fishing with Electricity, Ni jury ni récompense, and Failure Atlas (Greying Ghost, 2023)His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Autre, Bennington Review, Blush, Bouelvard, Cæsura, Changes Review, The Columbia Review, Dossier, Granta, Harper’s, The Kenyon Review, Liberties, Literary Hub, Literary Imagination, The London Magazine, Maggy, The New Republic, Peace on Earth, Poem-A-Day, Poetry Daily, Poetry Northwest, Raritan, Seasons of des pair, Stand, TriQuarterly, The Winter Anthology, World Literature Today, The Yale Review.

(Photograph by Camilla Ha)