Ori Fienberg is a Jewish, XXY writer whose prose and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming from places including Diagram, Essay Daily, Heavy Feather Review, Mid American Review, New SouthPaper Darts, PANK, Passages North, Rattle, and plenty more.

His prose poetry collection Old Habits, New Markets was selected as the winner of Elsewhere Magazine‘s Annual Chapbook Contest by Zachary Schomburg and is now in its third print run.

Like middle school science fair projects deserving of “honorable mention”, his writing has been nominated and selected as a finalist for Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net multiple times, and selected three times as a finalist for the Mid-American Review Fineline Contest, as well as the New Michigan Press Chapbook Contest, Conduit First Book Prize, and the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize. He has completed residencies with La Muse Inn and the Sundress Academy for the Arts.

During the day, Ori develops resources to uphold academic integrity and teaches poetry writing for Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies, and lives with his wife, the essayist and potter Emily Maloney. Ori tweets about poetry and politics @ArtfulHerring. Email him at ori.fienberg[@]gmail.com.