Colby Cotton is from Adrian, New York. Currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he is the recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and is a graduate of the MFA Writing Program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he held the Fred Chappell Fellowship in poetry. His work appears or is forthcoming in The Missouri Review,The Cincinnati Review, Pleiades, Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, and Washington Square Review, among others. He lives in Oakland, California.