Elijah is a transgender and queer poet and writer native to Alabama. He earned his MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Program for Poets & Writers. Before earning his MFA, he earned his BFA in Creative Writing at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Much of his work focuses on queer identity, LGBTQ life, mental health and the relationship between humanity and the natural world. He is an editor for The Biscuit Hill literary journal and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Instagram Handle: elijahrushinghayes
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