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C. R. Grimmer is a Ph.D. Candidate in English Literature and Cultural Studies here at the University of Washington and host of The Poetry Vlog. She has an M.F.A. in Poetry from Portland State University, an M.A. in English Literature also from Portland State University, and a B.A. in English from Oakland University. Her current research specialties include the intersections and co-formations of contemporary poetry, queer of color theory, and posthumanist ecocritical studies. In particular, her published research is on representations of animality and sexuality in contemporary feminist poetry as well as the relationship between race, water ecologies, urban environments, and queer of color poetics and pop culture. She received the Harlan Hahn Disability Studies Fellowship for her work on disability studies, queer theory, and poetry and poetics and is a "PIP" Fellow during 2017-2018 at The University of Washington's Bothell campus. Her poems have appeared in a variety of independent publications, such as Otis Nebula, Drunken Boat, Emerge Literary Magazine, The Deaf Poets Society, and others, while her book-length manuscript, The Lyme Letters, has been a finalist in several publishing competitions and is under review for publication.
Published names include: C. R. Grimmer, Chelsea R. Grimmer, Chelsea R. G. Kachman