Kevin Holden is a poet, translator, and essayist. His books include Solar, which won the Fence Modern Poets Prize, Birch, which won the Ahsahta Press Chapbook Award, and Pink Noise, forthcoming from Nightboat Books. His writing has appeared in anthologies including The Arcadia Project (Ahsahta), If Bees Are Few (University of Minnesota), and Best American Experimental Writing (Omnidawn). His work focuses on queer experience, ethics, and the ecological, and he translates from French, German, and Russian. He is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows.