Khadijah Queen is the author of four books and four chapbooks, including Black Peculiar, winner of the Noemi book award and published by Noemi Press in 2011, and Fearful Beloved, just out from Argos Books. In 2014, she won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers and The Relationship theater company staged her verse play, Non-Sequitur, in NYC in December 2015, with publication by Litmus Press. Individual poems appear or are forthcoming in Fence, Tin House, Best American Nonrequired Reading and widely elsewhere. She is core faculty for the new low residency Mile-High MFA program at Regis University in Denver. For more information, visit her website, khadijahqueen.com.