Christine E. Hamm (she/her), a queer & disabled English Professor, social worker and student of ecopoetics, has a PhD in English, and lives in New Jersey. She recently won the Tenth Gate prize from Word Works for her manuscript, Gorilla, which is a book of dark fairytale prose poems about gender, trauma and transformation. She has had work featured in North American Review, Nat Brut, Painted Bride Quarterly and many others.