Aaron Brown is a poet and assistant professor of writing and editing at Sterling College. His poetry and prose have been published in World Literature Today, Tupelo Quarterly, the Millions, Cimarron Review, Portland Review, Ruminate, and Transition, among others. He has been anthologized in Best New African Poets and has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net. His collection of poetry, Acacia Road, is the winner of the 2016 Gerald Cable Book Award and is forthcoming from Silverfish Review Press. He is also the author of the poetry chapbook Winnower and novella Bound. Brown, who was born in Texas and raised in Chad, holds an MFA from the University of Maryland and currently resides in Kansas.