Nathaniel Rosenthalis is a poet and critic whose work appears in Chicago Review, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Lana Turner, Boston Review, Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. He lives in New York City, where he works as an instructor at Baruch College, Columbia University, NYU, and Fordham University. He’s the author of several chapbooks, including 24 HOUR AIR (PANK Books, 2022). “My HIV Prevention Options” is an excerpt of a longer piece.