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A former New York Times Fellow at NYU, @BenPurkert is a poet in Hell's Kitchen. His poems and book reviews appear in AGNI, Boston Review, Fence, Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, Ploughshares and other journals. His manuscript was recently a finalist for the Field Poetry Prize and Brittingham Prize. He's also the founder of CityShelf, an easy way to source books locally and support indie bookstores.