Sean Thomas Dougherty

Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author or editor of 16 books, including his latest, The Second O of Sorrow, published by BOA Editions (2018). Recently the opening poem from this book, “Why Bother,” went viral across social media, reaching readers worldwide and was translated into Portuguese, Turkish, and Vietnamese. His awards include a Fulbright and an appearance in Best American Poetry. He lives in Erie, PA, where he works as a Med Tech and caregiver for people recovering from traumatic brain injuries.