Karan Kapoor is a writer from New Delhi, India. They have been awarded or placed for the James Hearst Poetry Prize, Frontier Global Poetry Prize, Ledbury Poetry Prize, Red Wheelbarrow Prize, and BLR Prize among others. Their manuscript Portrait of the Alcoholic as a Father was a semi-finalist for the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize. Their poems have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, North American Review, Colorado Review, Rattle, Poetry Online, Arts & Letters, and elsewhere. They’re an MFA candidate at Virginia Tech. Follow them on instagram @whyareyounotreading.