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Morgan Parker

Morgan Parker is the author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House Books, 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books, 2015), selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize. Her work has been published in The Paris Review, Poetry, The New York Times, The Nation, BuzzFeed, and elsewhere. Her poetry has been anthologized in Why I Am Not a Painter, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, and Best American Poetry 2016. Parker is the recipient of a 2017 National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship, a 2016 Pushcart Prize, and a Cave Canem graduate fellowship. With Tommy Pico, she co-curates the Poets With Attitude (PWA) reading series, and, with poet Angel Nafis, she is The Other Black Girl Collective. 

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