Vetch

A magazine of trans poetry and poetics

Editors

Kay Gabriel

Kay Gabriel

Kay Gabriel is a PhD student in Classics at Princeton University. Her writing has appeared, or will soon, in Nat Brut., Plenitude, TINGE, Harlot, EOAGH, Transgender Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere. With David W. Pritchard she is the author the chapbook Impropria Persona (Damask Press, forthcoming), and her chapbook Elegy Department Spring (BOAAT Press) was a finalist for the 2016 BOAAT chapbook prize, judged by Richard Siken.

Stephen Ira

Stephen Ira
Image by Chris Berntsen

Stephen Ira’s poetry and short fiction have appeared in The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard, Spot Literary Magazine, the St. Sebastian Review, and Specter Magazine, among others. In 2013, he was selected as one of Lambda Literary’s summer fellows in poetry. In 2014, he was featured as a guest star in La Mama’s SQUIRTS: New Voices in Queer Performance. He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2014.

Rylee Lyman

Rylee Lyman

Rylee Lyman is a PhD student and graphic designer in Boston. Her forays into writing poetry, as opposed to typesetting it, have appeared in Industrial Lunch.

Liam O'Brien

Liam O'Brien

Liam O’Brien grew up on a small island outside Seattle. In 2012, he graduated from Sarah Lawrence College, where he received the Stanley and Evelyn Lipkin Prize for Poetry and the Nancy Lynn Schwartz Prize for Fiction. His work can be found in print in The Offending Adam, Blackbird VCU, Buffalo Almanack, Industrial Lunch, PBS Newshour, and the HIV Here and Now Project. He recently completed his MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.