Kay Gabriel is a poet and essayist. She's the author of Kissing Other People or the House of Fame (Rosa Press, 2021), as well as the chapbook Elegy Department Spring / Candy Sonnets 1 (BOAAT Press, 2017). With Andrea Abi-Karam she co-edited We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics (Nightboat, 2020). Kay has received fellowships from the Poetry Project, Lambda Literary and Princeton University, where she completed her PhD in Classics in 2020. Find her recent and forthcoming writing in FENCE, Poem-a-Day, the Brooklyn Rail, LA Review of Books, and Social Text. She co-edited Vetch, a journal of trans poetry and poetics, and is currently a member of the editorial collective for the Poetry Project Newsletter.