Ari Banias What's Personal is Being Here with All of You
Bio: Ari Banias grew up in Los Angeles, El Paso, and the suburbs of Chicago. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Subtropics, DIAGRAM, Aufgabe, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. The recipient of awards and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, he is the 2012-13 Halls Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives and works with used books in Brooklyn, NY.