Duncan Slagle is a poet, performer, and recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where they were a First Wave scholar. They have won poetry prizes from the Crab Creek Review, Mikrokosmos Journal, and Epiphany Magazine, in addition to various university awards and prizes. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in BOAAT Journal, Yemassee, Vinyl, Foglifter, and The Adroit Journal, among other publications. She has performed at venues including the Orpheum Theater, the Walker Art Center, the Guthrie Theater, Poets House NYC, & the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, among others. They recently interned in the editorial department at Graywolf Press, and currently work as social media associate for the arts & culture organization, TruArtSpeaks.