May 10th, 2017: Chrys Tobey, Torrin Arden & Linette Reeman

Chrys Tobey

Chrys TobeyChrys Tobey is the author of the poetry book A Woman is a Woman is a Woman is a Woman (Steel Toe Books, 2017).  Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in many print and online literary journals, including Ploughshares, The Cincinnati Review, the minnesota review, Rattle, New Ohio Review & Smartish Pace.  Chrys curates the Portland based reading series Women Writers Against Trump with her sister Allison Tobey.  She lives and teaches in Portland, Oregon, with her canis familiaris and imaginary goat.

Torrin Arden

torrintorrin arden is a transfeminine nonbinary, cripple-punk, queer-do from Irvine, California. Their work has been published in Crab Fat Magazine, The Feminist Wire, Caliban Online, Ghost City Review, & Glass. torrin is also the co-founder Black Napkin Press. When they are not writing or editing poetry, they are trying to survive long enough to earn a degree.

Linette Reeman

Linette Reeman (they/them pronouns) is a poet from the Jersey Shore who is currently pursuing a B.A. in history from Rowan University. Linette has represented Loser Slam (Red Bank, NJ) at multiple national and regional slams and this is their second year representing Rowan at the college national slam (CUPSI). They have featured at the Philadelphia Fuze Slam and for D.C. Trans Power, have been published by places like Words Dance and Voicemail Poems, and probably want to high five you.Linette Reeman