is Managing Editor of Callaloo and Distinguished
Adjunct-in-Residence at American University. His debut collection of
poems, The Listening, was awarded the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his
forthcoming book, Bouquet of Hungers, will be published in late 2007 by
the University of Georgia press. His poems and non-fiction have
appeared in such publications as Denver Quarterly, The Newark
Star-Ledger, Ploughshares, and Shenandoah.