Tommy Pico is from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation. He is the author of the poetry collections Junk (Tin House Books, 2018), Nature Poem (Tin House Books, 2017), and IRL (Birds LLC, 2016). His fourth collection, Feed, is forthcoming from Tin House Books in November 2019. A Queer/Art/Mentors inaugural Fellow, Pico has received fellowships and awards from Lambda Literary, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Whiting Foundation, and the Brooklyn Public Library. He co-curates the reading series Poets With Attitude with Morgan Parker, co-hosts the podcast Food 4 Thot, and is a contributing editor at Literary Hub. He splits his time between Los Angeles and Brooklyn.