Saeed Jones received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University – Newark. His chapbook When The Only Light is Fire is available from Sibling Rivalry Press. His work has recently appeared in Ebony, The Rumpus, Guernica, Hayden's Ferry Review and Quarterly West. He is the recipient of fellowships from Queer / Arts / Mentors and Cave Canem and several Pushcart Prize nominations. In February 2013, he will join BuzzFeed as the editor of BuzzFeed LGBT.