Amit Majmudar is a poet, novelist, essayist, and diagnostic nuclear radiologist who lives in Dublin, Ohio with his wife and three children. He is the state of Ohio's first Poet Laureate. His poetry and prose have appeared in the New York Times, New Yorker, Best of the Best American Poetry 1988-2012, and Norton Introduction to Literature. His novels include Partitions (Holt/Metropolitan, 2011) and The Abundance (Holt/Metropolitan, 2013). His latest poetry collection is Dothead (Knopf, 2016).