A. H. Jerriod Avant

A. H. Jerriod Avant is from Longtown, Mississippi. A graduate of Jackson State University, he earned MFA degrees from Spalding University and New York University. He also studied in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, and his poems appear in the Mississippi Review, Boston Review, Pinwheel, Callaloo, and other journals. A finalist for the 2015 Mississippi Review Prize and a recipient of a Vermont Studio Center residency, he was awarded 2015–2016 and 2016–2017 fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown.