Poet and critic Fred Moten teaches at UCR. He is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition, Hughson’s Tavern, B. Jenkins, The Feel Trio, and, with Stefano Harney, The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study. Forthcoming critical work includes consent not to be a single being and Animechanical Flesh, and a new collection of poems, The Little Edges. He has taught at Pratt, Princeton, Bard, Naropa, and UCI, and in 2009 was Critic-in-Residence at the Performing Arts Festival at the House of World Cultures, Berlin. Moten has served as a member of the Board of Managing Editors of American Quarterly and has been a member of the Editorial Collectives of Social Text and Callaloo, and of the Editorial Board of South Atlantic Quarterly. He is also co-founder and co-publisher (with Joseph Donahue) of the small press Three Count Pour.