TC Tolbert is a genderqueer, feminist poet and teacher committed to social justice. S/he believes in working across communities—building bridges wherever possible. Tolbert teaches in the low residency MFA program at OSU-Cascades and teaches composition and transgender literature at University of Arizona. Awarded the Arizona Commission on the Arts Individual Artist Award in 2012 and a residency at Byrdcliffe, s/he has three chapbooks: spirare (Belladonna, 2012), territories of folding (Kore Press, 2011), and I:Not He:Not I (Pitymilk Press, 2014). Tolbert’s first full-length collection is Gephyromania (Ahsahta Press, 2014).