Ching-In Chen is the author of The Heart's Traffic (Arktoi/Red Hen, 2009) and recombinant (Kelsey Street Press, 2017), winner of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. Chen is also the co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities and Here Is a Pen: an Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets. They have received fellowships from Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole, Can Serrat, and Imagining America and are a part of Macondo and Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation writing communities. Their work has appeared in The Best American Experimental Writing and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. A poetry editor of the Texas Review, they teach creative writing at Sam Houston State University. For more information, please visit Chen's website.