Chelsea Bunn is a poet and educator living in New Mexico. Her work appears in publications in print and online, including Best New Poets 2018, Sky Island Journal, Maudlin House, Apathy Magazine, The Ellis Review, Cover, The Big Windows Review, Big City Lit, and other journals and anthologies. She earned her MFA in Poetry and her BA in English at Hunter College in New York, where she received a teaching fellowship, a Norma Lubetsky Friedman Scholarship, and taught creative writing for eleven years. She was selected as Thinker in Residence by Art in Odd Places in 2016, was a finalist for the Lit Fest Fellowship for Emerging Writers in 2018, was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize twice, and was named a Best New Poet of 2018. Her poems have received recognition from The National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Poetry Society of America, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Georgetown Review, and elsewhere. Born and raised in NYC, she currently serves as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing for the Bachelor of Fine Arts program at Navajo Technical University.