Tennison Black

Tennison S. Black (they/she) is the author of Survival Strategies, which was selected as a winner of the National Poetry Series by Adrienne Su for UGA press. Black is a queer, multiply disabled writer/poet/artist/editor who received an MFA at Arizona State University and a BA at Western Washington University. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in SWWIM, Hotel Amerika, Booth, Queer Words, Wordgathering, and New Mobility, among others. They are the Managing Editor at Sundress Publications and also at Best of the Net, and editor of the forthcoming anthology of contemporary disability, A Body You Talk To. They are grateful to be a twice awarded Virginia G. Piper teaching and research fellow. Though Sonoran born, they reside in Washington State.