photo by Siddhartha Sinha

Ben Purkert is the author of FOR THE LOVE OF ENDINGS (Four Way Books, 2018). His poems and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, AGNI, Tin House Online, Guernica, and elsewhere. He holds degrees from Harvard and NYU, where he was a New York Times Fellow.

He teaches at Rutgers while also working as a freelance writer for branding agencies. He's served clients including AT&T, City Harvest, IBM Watson, and others. He's currently at work on a novel about branding and the artificiality of the self.

Contact info: bpurkert at gmail dot com. For galleys / bookings, email: publicity at fourwaybooks dot com.