Steffan Triplett

Steffan Triplett is an essayist and instructor from Joplin, Missouri. He received his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where he was a John B. Ervin Scholar. Some of his work can be found in Longreads, Electric Literature, DIAGRAM, Fence, and Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color. Steffan has been a fellow for Callaloo and Lambda Literary.

Smelling Static

He was the first time I saw two boys kiss, lying there on my stomach, head two feet from the screen.