Danae Younge’s debut chapbook, Melanin Sun (-) Blind Spots grapples with the loss of her father, missing history, and identity as multiracial queer woman in a cis-white-heteropatriarchy. Younge’s chapbook is composed of ten poems that orbit the persistent requirement of identification in spaces that I, as white woman, have been able to move fluidly through. […]
MICHAELA ZELIE is originally from a small rural town in western Maine. She received her BFA in creative writing from the University of Maine at Farmington and is currently a third-year MFA candidate in Poetry at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is a poet, an essayist, and a visual artist and much of her written work focuses largely on religion, the body, sexuality, and gender. Michaela is interested in genre blurring, visual poetics and wearable or interactive art.