ABOUT

Bio

Prince Bush is a poet from Nashville, TN, with poems in Black Warrior Review, The Journal, PANK, and others. He volunteers as a poetry reader for TriQuarterly.

Experience

Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets Fellow (2019)

Editorial Assistant, Hobart (2018 – 2019)

Commissioned by The Porch for Poetry In Motion (“Commute,” “To Downtown,” and “Transit;” 2020)

Erastus Milo Cravath Presidential Scholar, Fisk University (B.A. English; Minor, Women and Gender Studies, 2016 – 2020; summa cum laude)

First-Round Poetry Judge, Porch Prize ('20, '21)

Guest Columnist, The Rumpus (2020)

Guest Columnist, The Tennessean (2019)

Guest Lecturer at Wesleyan University, poet Jonathan Andrew Pérez’s “Poetic Justice: Race, Law, and Critical Consciousness” (re: “Types of Burns,” 2020)

Intern, BookPage (2019)

Poetry Reader, TriQuarterly (2021 – present)

Reading of Two Self-Portraits in Hobart and Q&A for “Politics, Desire, & the Politics of Desire” class with poet Michael Chang (2020)

Volunteer, Frist Art Museum (2016 – 2020)