Josh Bell

Henry Vega Ortiz

Josh Bell attended the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was a Teaching-Writing Fellow and a Paul Engle Postgraduate Fellow. His PhD is from the University of Cincinnati — where he held a Distinguished Graduate fellowship — and he was the Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Creative Writing. The author of a previous collection of poems, No Planets Strike, Bell is the recipient of an NEA grant, has been a member of the creative writing faculty at Columbia University, visiting professor at the University of Iowa, and is currently Senior Lecturer in English at Harvard University.

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Awards and Honors

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship

Paul Engle Fellowship, University of Iowa

Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, University of Cincinnati

Diane Middlebrook Poetry Fellowship, University of Wisconsin

Walter E. Dakin Fellowship, Sewanee Writers’ Conference