Joe Pan’s debut novel, Florida Palms, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in 2025. He’s authored five poetry collections and co-edited the popular Brooklyn Poets Anthology. His work has appeared in such publications as 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 house honored with a National Book Award win, and publisher of Augury Books, honored with a Lambda Literary Award win. With his wife he co-founded Brooklyn Artists Helping, which serves unhoused populations with sleeping bags, backpacks, and goods.