Adam O. Davis was born in Arizona and grew up in France, New Jersey, Scotland, and Utah. His debut poetry collection, Index of Haunted Houses, winner the Kathryn A. Morton Prize from Sarabande Books, was published this past September. His poems have appeared in many journals, including The Believer, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Paris Review, The Southern Review, and ZYZZYVA. The recipient of the 2016 George Bogin Award from the Poetry Society of America, Davis has received grants and fellowships from Columbia University, the Prague Summer Program, and Vermont Studio Center. He currently lives in San Diego, California where he teaches English literature at The Bishop’s School. He was also once hit by lightning. It felt, more or less, like you'd expect.