travis tate (they/them) is a queer, black playwright, poet and performer. Their plays include Seneca, MotherWitch, The Cove, and negro spirit/dream monument. They are currently in Theatre East’s Writers Room and was a fellow in Liberation Theatre Company’s 2020-2021 Playwriting Residency. Their poetry has appeared in Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Underblong, apt and Cosmonaut Avenue, among other journals. Maiden, their debut poetry collection, is out on Vegetarian Alcoholic Press. They earned an MFA from the Michener Center for Writers. You can find more about them at travisltate.com.