Saeed Jones is the author of Prelude to Bruise, a poetry collection that won the 2015 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, the 2015 Stonewall Book Award/Barbara Gittings Literature Award, was a 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, and received awards from Lambda Literary and the Publishing Triangle. His latest book is a memoir, How We Fight for Our Lives. Jones is a former co-host of BuzzFeed’s morning show, AM to DM, and served as BuzzFeed’s LGBT editor and Culture editor. Jones earned a BA at Western Kentucky University and an MFA at Rutgers University-Newark. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.