Dustin Brookshire is a poet, Dolly Parton fanatic, and curator of the Wild & Precious Life Series, a Zoom based poetry reading series. He is the author of the chapbook To The One Who Raped Me (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2012). Dustin is a Pushcart Prize nominee whose work has been published or is forthcoming in Assaracus, Whiskey Island, Mollyhouse, The West Review, Oddball, SubtleTea, Ocho, Oranges & Sardines, Ouroboros, Qarrtsiluni, Blue Fifth Review, and other publications. He has been anthologized in Divining Divas: 100 Gay Men on their Muses (Lethe Press, 2012) and The Queer South: LGBTQ Writes on the American South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014). Dustin is currently in search of a home for his next chapbook and writing a series of poems in tribute to Denise Duhamel’s KINKY.