Lindsey Thäden is the winner of the 2018 Luminaire Award for Best Poetry for her poem, “Waking to Pablo Neruda Pumping My Chest,” and the winner of the City of New York’s 2016 #PoetweetNYC contest. Thäden is currently pursuing her Masters of Fine Art in Creative Writing from Harvard. Her poetry has appeared in the Philadelphia-based Apeiron Review, Buddy. a lit zine., New York Metro, and Passages North. She is also a regular poet contributor at Vending Machine Press and The Ekphrastic Review.