Image of the poet Sumita Chakraborty.

Sumita Chakraborty is visiting assistant professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, as well as a lecturer in English and Creative Writing, at Emory University. Her poetry, criticism, and scholarship appears in Poetry magazine, American Poetry Review, The Rumpus, the Los Angeles Review of BooksCultural Critique, and elsewhere. She is poetry editor of AGNI Magazine and art editor of At Length, and earned a PhD in English with a certificate in WGSS from Emory. She received a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation in 2017, and, in 2018, has been shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem by the Forward Arts Foundation in 2018. She is at work on her first scholarly book project, provisionally titled The Poetics of Ethics in the Anthropocene.