"And we must constantly encourage ourselves and each other to attempt the heretical actions that our dreams imply, and so many of our old ideas disparage. In the forefront of our move toward change, there is only poetry to hint at possibility made real."
- Audre Lorde, "Poetry Is Not a Luxury"
Lisa Low was born and raised in Maryland. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Drunken Boat, Vinyl, Day One, The Journal, and The Collagist, among others. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana, where she is an MFA candidate at Indiana University.