This week we welcome Abdul Ali as our guest author. Abdul is the author of Trouble Sleeping, winner of 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Gargoyle, Plume, The Journal, Gathering of Tribes, New Contrast (South Africa), Poet Lore and the new anthology, Resisting Arrest, among other publications. He is the recipient of two Literature fellowships from the DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities and is a fellow of the Cave Canem Foundation. He teaches High School English at a private college preparatory school in Baltimore, MD. Find out more about Abdul Ali here.