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Joey Gould

Joey Gould is a queer teacher who wrote The Acute Avian Heart (2019, Lily Poetry Review) & Penitent > Arbiter (2022, Lily Poetry Review). Their recent work appears in Molecule, Roi Fainéant, & beestung. They also write reviews & serve as Poetry Editor for the online litmag Drunk Monkeys. They have led poetry workshops in schools, libraries, and nursing homes across Massachusetts since 2011, for Mass Poetry & other organizations. They also helped plan, organize, & stage manage the Massachusetts Poetry Festival from 2011-2019. Since 2018, they have performed as Izzie Hexxam in the Boston cast of The Poetry Brothel.