Liz Bowen is a poet and critic living in New York. She is the author of the poetry collection Sugarblood (Metatron 2017) and the chapbook Compassion Fountain (Hyacinth Girl Press 2019). She is also a Ph.D. candidate in English and comparative literature at Columbia University, where she is working on a dissertation that explores disability and animality as intertwined sites of literary experimentation in 20th and 21st century American literature. Liz is a poetry editor for Peach Mag and assistant editor of Synapsis: A Health Humanities Journal. Her writing can be found in The New Inquiry, American Poetry Review, Lit Hub, Boston Review, TAGVVERK, Cosmonauts Avenue, and elsewhere.