Anthony Carelli was raised in Poynette, Wisconsin. His poems have appeared in various publications including The New Yorker, AGNI, The Paris Review, Commonweal, and BOMB. His first book, Carnations, was a finalist for the Levis Reading Prize. His second book, The New World: Infinitesimal Epics, was published in fall of 2021. Recipient of a Hodder fellowship and a Whiting Writers' Award, he currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches at New York University.