Ishion's first collection, Far District (published by Peepal Tree Press), recently won the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for poetry. Prior to this award, he had also received the Larry Levis Prize for Poetry, which was awarded by the Academy of American Poets.
Ishion's work has appeared in LA Review, Callaloo, Caribbean Review of Books, Poetry International, and the chapbook, Bryan's Bay.
If you have read Far District, share your feedback. Stay tuned throughout the month for more on Ishion's work.