Liz Bowen is a poet, critic, and freelance editor living in New York. She is the author of the poetry collections Sugarblood (Metatron 2017) and Compassion Fountain (Trembling Pillow Press 2020), as well as two chapbooks. She is a Ph.D. candidate in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, where she is working on a dissertation that explores disability and animality as intertwined sites of literary experimentation in 20th and 21st century American literature. Liz is assistant editor at Public Books, senior poetry editor at Peach Mag and assistant editor at Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal. Her writing can be found in The New InquiryAmerican Poetry ReviewLit HubBoston ReviewTAGVVERKCosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere.