Myronn Hardy is the author of two volumes of poetry, Approaching the Center (New Issue Press, 2001), which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, and The Headless Saints (New Issue Press, 2008). His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Tampa Review, Many Mountains Moving, Phoebe, Versal, Third Coast, Callaloo, and elsewhere. He has received fellowships from the Annenberg Foundation, Djerassi, Cave Canem, Instituto Sacatar, and Fundación Valparaiso. He has received degrees from the University of Michigan and Columbia University. He lives in New York City and is currently completing his first novel.