Jasmine An comes from the Midwest. Her poetry and non-fiction can be found in Black Warrior Review’s Boyfriend Village, Michigan Quarterly Review, Nat. Brut, Waxwing and Best New Poets 2020. She is author of two chapbooks of poetry, Naming the No-Name Woman (Two Sylvias Press, 2016) and Monkey Was Here (Porkbelly Press, 2020), and Poetry Editor at Agape Editions. She received her PhD in English and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Michigan where her dissertation focused on 21st century poets who co-opt bureaucratic paperwork as a response to the impact of U.S. empire in Southeast Asia. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Literature at Fulbright University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City.