Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
B.A., University of Virginia, 2002
THE LISTENING (collection of poetry), University of Georgia Press, 2004. Poetry in African American Review, Callaloo, Denver Quarterly Review, and Typo Magazine.
Winner, 2003 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Poetry Genre Editor, Indiana Review, 2004-05. Poetry Editor, Indiana Review, 2002-04. Yusef Komunyakaa Fellowship in Poetry, Indiana University, 2002-03. Contributing Editor, Callaloo Best of Poetry issue, 2002. Dixon Carr Scholar, Rutgers University, 1998-99.