Orchid Tierney

Orchid Tierney is a poet and scholar from Aotearoa-New Zealand. Her publications include Brachiation (Dunedin: GumTree Press, 2012), The World in Small Parts (Chicago: Dancing Girl Press, 2012), Earsay (TrollThread, 2016), Gallipoli Diaries (GaussPDF, 2017), ocean plastic (New York: BlazeVOX, 2019), and a year of misreading the wildcats (New York: The Operating System, 2019). She holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, where she specialized in contemporary experimental poetry. Beginning fall 2019, she will teach English at Kenyon College.