C. R. Grimmer
C. R. Grimmer, who also goes by Chelsea Grimmer and uses she/her and they/them pronouns interchangeably, is a poet, scholar, and lecturer. They are the host, producer, and creator of The Poetry Vlog, have poems in journals such as Poetry Magazine, FENCE Magazine, and [PANK], and have published articles in journals such as The Comparatist. Recently, they completed their Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Studies and were supported by The Simpson Center for the Humanities' Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. Currently, they are lecturing at the UW Seattle, UW Bothell, and South Seattle Community College. Their book, O (ezekiel), is forthcoming from GASHER Journal and Press in collaboration with novelist and visual artist, Colleen Burner (for the print edition), and DX artist and scholar Judy Twedt (for the audio edition).
"We write for and from an 'and' in the hopes
to better describe actually existing and
potential queer worlds that thrive with, through, and because of the negative."
– Lisa Duggan & Jose Esteban Muñoz, "Hope and Hopelessness"