Sean Shearer is the author of the forthcoming book Red Lemons (U of Akron, 2020), chosen by Victoria Chang as the winner of the 2019 Akron Poetry Prize. Honors include a 2020 Pushcart Prize and a poetry fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. His poems have been published in Beloit Poetry Journal, Boulevard, Copper Nickel, jubilat, New England Review, and elsewhere. He earned an MFA in Poetry from the University of Virginia, where he was a Poe/Faulkner fellow. Sean is the founder and editor of BOAAT Press.