Irvin writes and teaches when he isn’t writing. He was raised on po-boys and poetry, mostly fried shrimp and hip hop. He lives in Brooklyn and enjoys getting lost with his passport. His writing has appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, The Root, EBONY, Killens Review, and Notable Black American Men Book II, among other outlets. He is a professor at Queensborough Community College. Read more of his work via the menu tab.