A short hair, spectacled Asian woman wearing a colorful shirt and smiling in front of trees

Chae(lee) Dalton is a wintertime writer and summertime ice cream maker. They are the author of the poetry chapbook Mother Tongue (Gold Line Press 2021), and their work appears in The Offing, Pinwheel, Penn Review, and elsewhere. A queer Korean adoptee, Dalton currently lives in New York, where they teach kids science and make stuff with their friends.