Born in Los Angeles, Jayy Dodd is now based in the Northeast. His work has appeared / will appear in Lambda Literary, Crab Fat Magazine, Prelude Mag, Blavity and THOSEPPL among other online culture sites and magazines. His first chapbook [sugar in the tank] is forthcoming on Pizza Pi Press. He is the co-director of Books of Hope, a youth poetry publishing and performance program based in Somerville, MA. Photo by Mona Maruyama.