Recently named a 2017-2019 Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University, J.P. Grasser attended Sewanee: The University of the South and received his MFA in poetry from Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a doctoral student in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where he teaches undergraduate writing and helps curate The Working Dog reading series. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in AGNI, Best New Poets, Cincinnati Review, West Branch Wired, The Journal, and Ninth Letter Online, among others.