Raki Kopernik is a Jewish, queer, experimental fiction and poetry writer. She is the author of The Other Body chapbook (Dancing Girl Press). Her work has appeared in several publications, including New Flash Fiction Review, Blue Lyra Review, El Balazo, Duende, and others. She has also been shortlisted for the Thirty West Chapbook Contest, the Black River Chapbook Contest, and received honorable mentions for both the Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award as well as the Glimmer Train Short Story Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Naropa University and currently lives in Minneapolis. You can find more of her work here.