Myronn Hardy is the author of four volumes of poetry, Approaching the Center, winner of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, The Headless Saints, winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, Catastrophic Bliss, winner of the Griot-Stadler Prize for Poetry, and most recently, Kingdom. His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, FIELD, Versal (Amsterdam), and elsewhere. His short stories have garnered two Pushcart Prize nominations. Hardy has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Annenberg Foundation, Djerassi, Cave Canem, Instituto Sacatar, and Fundación Valparaiso. He is currently working on his first novel. He divides his time between New York City and Morocco.