Eric Berlin is a freelance editor living near Syracuse, New York, where he teaches "Ear Training for Poets" and "The Poetics of Prayer" at the Downtown Writers' Center. He received an MFA in Poetry from Syracuse University, an MFA in Sculpture from NY Academy of Art, and a BA in English from Harvard University. After a solo show at Spark Contemporary Art Space, he returned to poetry, winning The Ledge 2014 Poetry Prize and receiving a fellowship from Vermont Studio Center, where he began a book on the rhythm of language in stand-up. His poems can be found in Hunger Mountain, Tupelo Quarterly, and North American Review as well as Milkweed Editions' Outsiders. His poem “Night Errand” won the 2015 National Poetry Prize.