Geoff Anderson is originally from Philadelphia. He teaches international students English and Americans Italian. He curated Columbus, OH's first poetry show dedicated to biracial writers, The Other Box, and its first show dedicated to translation in poetry and music, Lingua Franca. His first chapbook, Humming Dirges, won the Paper Nautilus Debut Series and is due out in 2018. He is a Callaloo fellow, was nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. He's also a husband and a cat person with a dog (the last two points may or may not have something to do with each other).