tova greene (they/them) is a non-binary, queer, jewish poet whose work has been featured or is upcoming in west trade review, old iron press, metatron press, voicemail poems, the eunoia review, midway journal, & others. their debut collection lilac on the damned's breath was published via bottlecap press in june of 2022. they are currently working on their second book of poetry, ohso, with indie earth publishing. they graduated with a B.A. from sarah lawrence college in 2022. they were one of seven members of their class to submit a senior thesis; at a whopping 375 pages, "the poetic is political" specialized in the intersection between twentieth century american poetry & feminist theory. as a part of this year-long endeavor, they created a chronological anthology of the american feminist poetry movement from 1963-1989 entitled who can tolerate the power of a woman (after "propaganda poem: maybe for some young mamas" by alicia ostriker).
since 2022, they have been the programs director of the poetry society of new york. in this capacity, they are the producer of the new york city poetry festival & psny's upcoming podcast courting the muse sponsored by the radio drama network, the co-producer of the reading series there's a lot to unpack here, & the associate producer of the critically-acclaimed new york city poetry brothel alongside co-founder & artistic director nicholas adamski. for inquiries, please email [email protected].