Samuel Ace is a trans and genderqueer poet and sound artist, and the author of several books, most recently Our Weather Our Sea, (Black Radish Books, 2019). He is the recipient of the Astraea Lesbian Writers and Firecracker Alternative Book awards, as well as a two-time finalist for both the Lambda Literary Award and the National Poetry Series. Recent work can be found in Poetry, PEN America, Best American Experimental Poetry, Vinyl, Posit, Gramma, Fence, Aufgabe, The Atlas Review, Black Clock, Mandorla, Versal, The Collagist, Troubling the Line: Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics and many other journals and anthologies.
He is currently a Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at Mount Holyoke College. His research interests include LGBTIQ poetry, 20th and 21st century poetry, experimental and hybrid forms. He divides his time between western Massachusetts and Tucson, Arizona.