Amanda Dettmann is a queer poet, performer, and educator who is the author of Untranslatable Honeyed Bruises. She earned her MFA from New York University and has received support from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Emerson Review, and she was one of two finalists for the Action, Spectacle contest judged by Mary Jo Bang. Dettmann's work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Amistad, South Florida Poetry Journal, The Adroit Journal, Stanford’s Poetry Journal Mantis, and The National Poetry Quarterly, among others.