Darrian Wesley is a poet an native Chicagoan. He is a fellow of The Watering Hole and a former New York City Teaching Fellow. His poems and essays have been featured in The Feminist Wire, Word Riot and anthologized in Electronic Corpse: Poems from a Digital Salon among others online and in print. He earned his BA degree from Bradley University (2011) and has held faculty positions teaching on the primary, secondary and university levels. He is currently pursuing an MFA at Lesley University.