Bio – Nadine Klassen (she/her) is a German poet and author of the chapbook Bruises, Birthmarks & Other Calamities (Cathexis Northwest Press, 2021). Her work has appeared in The Red Lemon Review, Midway Journal, GASHER and others. She lives in her hometown with her fiancé and their dog.
In S.J. Sindu’s Black River Chapbook Competition winning collection, she posits questions about female bodies and queer identities as a means to confront and interrogate tradition. Dominant Genes serves as