Elizabeth Gross is the author of this body/that lightning show, selected by Jericho Brown for the Hilary Tham Capital Collection of The Word Works Press, and DEAR ESCAPE ARTIST, ARTIST, a chapbook in collaboration with artist Sara White. Their poem, “Ghazal at the end of the world”, was selected by Beth Ann Fennelly as the Poetry Contest Winner for the Words and Music Festival in 2020 and appeared in the Peauxdunque Review. Other poems have appeared in Green Mountains Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Fairy Tale Review, among others. In 2015, they co-translated and produced an interdisciplinary adaptation of Euripides’ Bakkhai at the Marigny Opera House. They teach creative writing at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and co-organize The Waves Reading Series, which showcases the voices of LGBTQ+ writers.