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Casey Michael Henry received his Ph.D. in English from the City University of New York Graduate Center in 2016. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker's Page-Turner, Bookforum, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, among other venues. Currently, he is working on a novel about comedy and the rise of hip-hop. He lives in Brooklyn.