Joe Pan’s debut novel, Florida Palms, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in 2025. He is the author of five poetry collections 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 is the founding publisher and editor-in-chief of Brooklyn Arts Press, an independent publishing house honored with a National Book Award win, and publisher of Augury Books, honored with a Lambda Literary Award win, among others. He is also the founder of Brooklyn Artists Helping, which serves unhoused populations with sleeping bags and goods.