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 poetry and essays have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies, and her first poetry collection SUGARBLOOD is forthcoming from Metatron Press in Spring 2017. She has edited for both print and online news outlets, as well as book publishers. Liz is an intersectional feminist, and believes that activism and accessibility are essential to her work as an academic, teacher, and poet. She is grateful for almond milk, friends’ dogs, Instagram, and North West. Get in touch if you’re looking for freelance help, and check back for info on upcoming readings and other news.