Benjamin Aleshire

Benjamin Aleshire's writing has appeared in The Times UK, Iowa Review, Boston Review, London Magazine, and the Poetry Foundation's Harriet blog. An excerpt of his novel-in-progress POET FOR HIRE was featured at Lit Hub, and he received a 2020 James Merrill fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. Ben is a first-gen student, who serves as a contributing editor for Green Mountains Review, assistant translations editor for Washington Square Review, and as a freelance book reviewer for Seven Days. Find him at, and on twitter at @droletariat.