ID: Zach is a middle-aged man with brown hair and beard. He's sitting with two cats on his lap, one black, the other a siamese mix.

About Zach Powers

Zach Powers is a native of Savannah, Georgia, and lives and writes in Arlington, Virginia. He will publish his next novel, The Migraine Diaries, in February 2026 with JackLeg Press. His novel First Cosmic Velocity was published in 2019 by Putnam, and his debut story collection Gravity Changes won the BOA Short Fiction Prize and was published in 2017 by BOA Editions. His prose and exactly one poem have been featured by American Short FictionBlack Warrior ReviewTin House Online, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. He co-founded the literary arts nonprofit Seersucker Live. He led the writers’ workshop at the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home for eight years. He was an arts and culture columnist for Savannah Morning News. He serves as Artistic Director for The Writer's Center and Poet Lore, America's oldest poetry journal. He once won a regional Emmy for writing a public service announcement.