Brian Kornell’s essays have appeared in The RumpusThe Kenyon Review onlineNinth LetterThe Poetry Foundation’s Harriet BlogOlder Queer VoicesQueen Mob’s Teahouse, and elsewhere. He currently writes a monthly essay series for Iron Horse Literary Review. He has attended residencies and workshops at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), and he received a Lambda Literary Residency fellowship to attend The Sundress Academy of the Arts residency. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.