Khadijah Queen is the author of the full-length poetry collections Conduit (Black Goat/Akashic Books, 2008), Black Peculiar (Noemi Press, 2011), Fearful Beloved (Argos Books, 2015), Non-Sequitur (Litmus Press, 2015), and I’m So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On (YesYes Books, 2017). Her chapbooks include Exercises in Painting (Bloof Books, 2016). Her poems and prose appear or are forthcoming in Fence, jubilat, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Memoir,Tupelo Quarterly, and widely elsewhere. She is the winner of the 2014 Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Performance Writers for her verse play Non-Sequitur, with full production to be staged by NYC theater company The Relationship in late 2015. She teaches at the University of Colorado, Boulder.