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About the Contributor

Ching-In”¯Chen“¯is the author of”¯The Heart’s Traffic“¯and”¯recombinant,”¯which won the 2018″¯Lambda”¯Literary”¯Award”¯for Transgender Poetry.”¯Chen”¯is also the co-editor of”¯The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities“¯and”¯Here Is a Pen: An Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets.“¯A poetry editor for the”¯Texas Review,”¯they currently teach creative writing at Sam Houston State University and”¯attend Jade Buddha Temple in Houston.