EMERSON WHITNEY is the author of Ghost Box (Timeless Infinite Light, 2014) and Heaven (forthcoming). Emerson’s work has recently appeared in Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, Bombay Gin, Jupiter 88, ENTER>text: 3 years, &NOW AWARDS 3: The Best Innovative Writing, Drunken Boat: Romani IssueCream City Review,  Agápē Journal, and Hold: A Journal. Emerson was named a kari edwards fellow, PLAYA fellow, REEF resident, and is a PhD candidate at the European Graduate School. Emerson teaches in the BFA creative writing program at Goddard College and lectures at USC. To contact Emerson, email: emerson dot whitney at goddard college dot edu.