Zefyr Lisowski is a trans and queer writer, artist, and North Carolinian currently living in NYC. She's a Poetry Co-editor for the Whiting Award-winning Apogee Journal and the author of Girl Work, winner of the 2022 Noemi Book Prize, and Blood Box, winner of the Black River Editor's Choice Award from Black Lawrence Press and released in fall 2019. A 2023 Queer|Art Fellow and 2019 Tin House Summer Workshop Alumnus, she's a Pisces.
Zefyr's work has appeared in The Believer, Electric Literature, Catapult, Literary Hub, Split This Rock, and many other places; she's also received support from Sundress Academy for the Arts, McGill University, the New York Live Ideas Fest, the Blue Mountain Center for the Arts, and the 2019 CUNY Graduate Center Adjunct Incubator Grant.
Photo credit: 2019, Ayesha Raees