Aaron Graham


Aaron Graham hails from Glenrock, Wyoming, which boasts seven bars, six churches, a single 4-way stop sign, and a population of 1159. He has twice served as the editor of the Squaw Valley Review. Graham is a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq where he served with The Marine Corps’ Human Intelligence and Counterterrorism Task Force Middle East as an analyst and linguist. He is an alumnus of Squaw Valley Poets and the Ashbury Home School and was the Cecilia Baker Memorial Visiting Scholar at Seaside Writers. His collection Arabic with a Redneck Accent won the Moonstone Center for the Arts Poetry Prize and his newest collection Casualties is forthcoming from The Main Street Rag. His poetry has won the Penumbra Prize and f(r)iction Magazine‘s Best Poem for Summer 2017, and he has been nominated for Best of the Net. Aaron is working on a PhD from Emory University and an MFA in Poetry from UNCG. He resides in Greensboro with his amazing wife Alana, their three daughters Alexi, Nora and Naomi, and their brand new baby boy, Aaron Jr.