One More Poet...!

Happy Monday to you! We’re pleased to announce that we have squeezed one more poet into the schedule, and we couldn’t be happier about it. His name is Aaron Coleman, and we can’t wait to welcome him to Columbia next month.

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds

Aaron Coleman is the author of Threat Come Close (Four Way Books, 2018) and his chapbook, St. Trigger, was selected by Adrian Matejka for the 2015 Button Poetry Prize. A Fulbright Scholar and Cave Canem Fellow, Aaron’s poems have appeared in journals including Boston Review, Callaloo, and New York Times Magazine. Winner of the American Literary Translators Association’s Jansen Fellowship, the Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Contest, and The Cincinnati Review Schiff Award, Aaron is currently studying 20th-century poetry of the African Diaspora in the Americas in Washington University Saint Louis Comparative Literature PhD program.