John Freeman is an executive editor at Alfred A. Knopf, and founder of the literary annual Freeman’s. The former editor of Granta, he teaches in the MFA program at NYU and lives in New York City. He is the author and editor of a dozen books, including Dictionary of the Undoing, The Park, and, with Tracy K. Smith, There’s a Revolution Outside, My Love. His next collection of poems, Wind,Trees, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon in October. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages.