Lawrence Joseph is the author of six books of poems, most recently, So Where Are We? (FSG, 2017). His other books of poems include Into It (FSG,2005) and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973-1993 (FSG, 2005). He is also the author of Lawyerland (FSG, 1997), a novel. He is the Tinnelly Professor of Law at St. John's University School of Law, and has taught creative writing at Princeton. A native of Detroit, he lives in New York City.