Reginald Gibbons is the author of An Orchard in the Street (BOA Editions, Fall 2017), 10 books of poems, the novel Sweetbitter, translations of ancient Greek and modern Spanish and Mexican poetry, and other works. His collection Creatures of a Day was a Finalist in Poetry for the National Book Award. He has won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Center for Hellenic Studies; as well as a number of book awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Sweetbitter. Born and raised in Houston, TX, he studied at Princeton University, Stanford University, and in Spain, and taught at Princeton, Rutgers University, and Columbia University. He now lives in Evanston, IL, where he served as the editor of TriQuarterly Magazine for 16 years, and is a Frances Hooper Professor of Arts and Humanities at Northwestern University.