Ari Banias is a poet and translator, and the author of two poetry collections, A Symmetry (2021), which won the 2022 Leslie Feinberg Award for Trans & Gender Variant Literature, and Anybody (2016), both from W. W. Norton. His work has been supported by fellowships and residencies from Headlands Center for the Arts, MacDowell, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Stegner program at Stanford, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Ari’s poems have appeared in Triple Canopy, The Nation, The New Republic, Hyperallergic, Georgia Review, Washington Square, The Yale Review, Bæst, and We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics, among others. He works with silver as Sense Dept.
* from Inger Christensen