Ari Banias

Ari Banias is the author of “Anybody,” which was named a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the PEN Center USA Literary Award. His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, BathHouse Journal, Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly, POETRY, A Public Space, and as part of the MOTHA exhibition Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects. He has been awarded fellowships from New York Foundation for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and Stanford University’s Wallace Stegner program. Ari lives in Berkeley, CA, where he teaches poetry and works with small press books.


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