DSC_0231_Fixed2Chad Abushanab is the winner of the 2018 Donald Justice Poetry Prize. His first poetry collection, The Last Visit, is forthcoming from Autumn House Press in March, 2019.

His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Believer, Best New Poets, Birmingham Poetry ReviewEcotone, Southern Poetry Review, Measure: A Journal of Formal Poetry, Shenandoah, The Hopkins Review, Unsplendid, and 32 Poems, among others. He is a doctoral candidate in literature and creative writing at Texas Tech University, as well as an associate editor at Iron Horse Literary Review. He currently lives in Iowa City.