Benjamin S. Grossberg was born in Far Rockaway, New York. His latest collection, My Husband Would (University of Tampa Press, 2020), won the 2021 Connecticut Book Award in poetry and was a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year. His other books include Space Traveler (University of Tampa Press, 2014) and Sweet Core Orchard (University of Tampa Press, 2009), winner of the 2008 Tampa Review Prize and the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for poetry. His work has appeared widely, including in The Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry anthologies. He also co-edited the anthology, The Poetry of Capital (University of Wisconsin Press, 2021), which curates poems that address the economic challenges of our moment. Ben is Director of Creative Writing at the University of Hartford.