Melanie Kristeen is filled with generalized anxiety. She tentatively thinks of herself as a radical feminist, poet and educator who hails from San Antonio, Texas. She holds anMFA in poetry from Texas State University and is the 2019-2020 poet in resident at the Clark House in Smithville, Texas. She has been the recipient of a Damsiteresidency in New Mexico and has been published by University of Hell Press and Black Bough Poetry. She was also a commissioned, featured artist for Luminaria: San Antonio Arts Festival in 2017.
Banner image by James Knight.