KC Trommer is the author of the chapbook The Hasp Tongue (dancing girl press, 2014). A graduate of the MFA program at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, KC has won an Academy of American Poets Prize and the 2015 Fugue Poetry Prize. Her poem “The Cyclone” was set to music by the Grammy Award–winning composer Herschel Garfein for the 2017 Five Boroughs Music Festival. Her recent work appears in the anthologies Resist Much, Obey Little and the forthcoming Who Will Speak for America? She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens with her son.