Liz Bowen is a writer, scholar and editor living in New York City. She is a doctoral student in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, where she also teaches undergraduate writing. Her work focuses on 20th/21st century American literature, disability studies, animal studies, posthumanism, and feminist and queer theory. Her first poetry collection SUGARBLOOD was published by Metatron Press in 2017, and her poetry and essays have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies. Liz is an intersectional feminist, and believes that activism and accessibility are essential to her work as an academic, teacher, and poet.