Akhim Yuseff Cabey is a Black author originally from the Bronx, New York. A Pushcart Prize-winner, he’s been notably mentioned in both The Best American Essays and The Best American Non-Required Reading anthologies. Nominated for a Best-of-the-Net, he is a six-time recipient of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award and a fellowship from Headlands Center for the Arts. His fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Indiana Review, the minnesota review, Chattahoochee Review, Kweli, Passages North, and elsewhere. He is currently working on his first poetry collection in Columbus, Ohio, where he teaches language arts and mathematics.