Robert Whitehead received his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013, and has been a fellow at the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, Ashbery Home School, and Vermont Studio Center.

His work was awarded the 2022 Anne Halley Prize, and has appeared or is forthcoming from Best American Poetry 2022, Massachusetts Review, Gulf Coast, Verse Daily, JERRY, Denver Quarterly, The Collagist, and elsewhere. He lives in Philadelphia, where he works as a writer and designer for a university hospital.