Signature Lecture Series
Joshua Bennett hails from Yonkers, NY. He is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at Princeton University, an arts educator, and a member of the NYC-based performance collective The Strivers Row. He has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, The Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University, the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Conference, and the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. Winner of the 2014 Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize, his work has been published or is forthcoming in Anti-, Callaloo, The Collagist, Drunken Boat, The Journal of Ecocriticism, Tidal Basin Review, and elsewhere. Joshua is also the founding editor of Kinfolks: a journal of black expression.