Genelle Chaconas is nonbinary gendered, is queer, is an abuse survivor, has mood disorders, and feels proud. They earned a BA in Creative Writing from CSUS in 2009, an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University in 2015, and 50k of debt. They never learned to "photograph" but take photos. They've been published lots but don't name-drop. Their chapbooks include Fallout Saints and Dirty Pictures (Little M Press, 2011) and Yet Wave (The Lune, 2017). They serve as head editor for HockSpitSlurp Literary Magazine. They enjoy sci-fi and gangster flix, drone/noise/industrial music, and long walks off short piers.