M. Shaw is a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, class of 2019, as well as an organizer of the Denver Mercury Poetry Slam. Despite the best efforts of some, they still live in Arvada, Colorado with their cats Mutiny and Balthier. They love to write about people searching for connection in an alienated society, and people getting attacked by wild animals, often in the same story. Their website is mshawesome.com. Their twitter handle is @shawwillsuffice. Their science fiction poetry chapbook A Race Between the Air and the Bullets is available from Trouble Department.