Oliver Baez Bendorf is the author of two collections: Advantages of Being Evergreen (forthcoming 2019), winner of Cleveland State University Poetry Center's 2018 Open Book Poetry Competition, and The Spectral Wilderness (Kent State U., 2015), finalist for the Thom Gunn Gay Poetry Award. His chapbook The Gospel According to X was selected for the 2018 Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series. His work can be found in recent or forthcoming issues of American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere, and has been anthologized in Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. In 2016, he read poems at The White House for the Trans Community Briefing. He has received fellowships from CantoMundo, Lambda Literary, Vermont Studio Center, and University of Wisconsin-Madison's Institute for Creative Writing. Born and raised in the Midwest, he is currently an assistant professor of creative writing at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.
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