sam sax

sam sax is a queer, Jewish writer and educator. He's the author of Madness, winner of the National Poetry Series, and Bury It, winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. He's the two-time Bay Area Grand Slam champion and has poems published in the New York Times, Poetry Magazine, and Tin House. He’s received fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the National Endowment for the Arts and has just finished a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.