Portrait of transgender poet Torrin Greathouse

torrin a. greathouse (she/her or they/them) is a transgender cripple-punk poet from Southern California. An MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota, her debut collection is Wound from the Mouth of a Wound (Milkweed, 2020); they are also the author of the chapbooks Therǝ is a Case That I m (Damaged Goods, 2017) and boy/girl/ghost (The Atlas Review/TAR Chapbook Series, 2018). Their work has appeared in Poetry magazine, the New York Times, the Kenyon Review, Foglifter, and the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day series, among other outlets. greathouse is an assistant editor of the Shallow Ends.