Jacob Newberry is pursuing a Ph.D. in creative writing (poetry) at Florida State University where he has been awarded the University Fellowship. He also was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in Creative Writing and is spending the year in Jerusalem as a result. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have been published or are forthcoming in Granta, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, TriQuarterly, The Normal School, and Best New Poets 2011, among others. He is the former Poetry Editor of The Southeast Review. His website is jacobnewberry.org.