Joe Pan is the author of five poetry collections (two SPD best-sellers) and coeditor of the popular Brooklyn Poets Anthology. His work has appeared in such publications as the Boston Review, Hyperallergic, the New Republic, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Review of Books and Poets & Writers, with interviews with him appearing in the New York PostPublishers Weekly, the Rumpus, and the Wall Street Journal. Joe Pan is the founding publisher and editor-in-chief of Brooklyn Arts Press, an independent publishing house with over 70 titles, honored in 2016 with a National Book Award win in Poetry, and publisher of Augury Books, honored in 2020 with a Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Book of Poetry. He is also founder of Brooklyn Artists Helping, which serves unhoused populations with free sleeping bags and goods.