Jaswinder Bolina is an American poet and essayist. His poetry collections include The 44th of July (2019), Phantom Camera (2012), Carrier Wave (2006), and the chapbook The Tallest Building in America (2014). His first collection of essays Of Color is being released by McSweeney’s in June 2020. His poems and essays have appeared widely in the U.S. and abroad and have been included in several anthologies including The Best American Poetry and The Norton Reader. He teaches on the faculty of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Miami.