*KC Trommer *is the author of We Call Them Beautiful_ (Diode Editions, 2019) and _The Hasp Tongue (dgp, 2014) and is founder of the online audio project QUEENSBOUND. Since 2018, she has collaborated with the Grammy Award-winning composer Herschel Garfein on a song cycle based on poems from her first collection. She is the 2021 poet-in-residence on Governors Island through Works on Water and was a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council artist-in-residence through their COVID-19 Response Residency Program. With Spencer Reece, she curates the bi-monthly Red Door Series at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. She is the Assistant Director of Communications at NYU Gallatin and lives in Jackson Heights, Queens, with her son.