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Isaac Essex is from Philadelphia, PA, and is an MA student with specializations in Women & Gender Studies and Poetry. Their academic research and creative work uses trans and queer theory to examine relationships to power, and how it operates in both national and local scales. He is also interested in coalition analyses, and alternative care and kinship structures. They are a Teaching Artist with the Nebraska Writers Collective, and a reader for Prairie Schooner. Before UNL, Isaac earned a BA in English and Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

MA student in Women's and Gender Studies and Poetry