Jaswinder Bolina is an American poet and essayist. His new book of poems The 44th of July is forthcoming from Omnidawn Publishing in April 2019. His previous collections include Phantom Camera (winner of the 2012 Green Rose Prize in Poetry from New Issues Press), Carrier Wave (winner of the 2006 Colorado Prize for Poetry from the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University), and the digital chapbook The Tallest Building in America (Floating Wolf Quarterly 2014). An international edition of Phantom Camera is available from Hachette India.

His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, been included in The Best American Poetry series, and been translated for inclusion in the Russian literary journaPolutona. His essays can be found at The Poetry Foundation, Himal SouthasianThe Writer, and other magazines. They have also appeared in anthologies including the 14th edition of The Norton Reader (W.W. Norton & Company 2016), Language: A Reader for Writers (Oxford University Press 2013), and Poets on Teaching (University of Iowa Press 2011).

He currently teaches on the faculty of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing at the University of Miami.

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