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Ellie Swensson is a queer southern ex-pat currently writing poems in Denver, CO. She earned her MFA from Naropa in 2015 and is the founder and co-director of Boulder Writers Warehouse, a mobile writers’ community resource. Swensson is a firm believer that poetics is what occurs where eros, divinity, and careful craft intersect. Her poems are published in a handful of places you may know, but she prefers her words alive in the mouth and the body.