Diamond Janese Sharp is a poet and essayist from Chicago. She has performed at Chicago’s Stage 773 and her work has been featured on Chicago Public Radio. She has been published in Vice, Pitchfork, Lenny, PANK, The Offing, Fjords, Winter Tangerine, JoINT Literary, Wellesley Review, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, BLACKBERRY and others. A Callaloo fellow, she has also attended the Wright/Hurston workshop, and is a member of the inaugural Poetry Foundation Incubator class. Diamond is the features editor for Rookie and an alumna of Wellesley College.