Tristan Beiter is a poet and speculative fiction nerd originally from small-town Central Pennsylvania. His poetry has previously appeared or is forthcoming in such venues as Liminality, Abyss & Apex, Eternal Haunted Summer, GlitterShip, Bird’s Thumb, and Mirror Dance Fantasy. He holds a BA in English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Swarthmore College and an MA in the Humanities from the University of Chicago, where he focused in poetics and wrote his thesis on science-fiction poetry. When not reading or writing, he can be found doing needlecrafts, crafting absurdities with his boyfriend, or shouting about literary theory. Find him on Twitter at @TristanBeiter.