Lydia Havens

Lydia Havens is a poet, editor and teaching artist currently living in Boise, Idaho. They are the co-founder and former Executive Poetry Editor of Transcendence Magazine, and the founder of Sapphic Swan Zine, a small publication for LGBT+ women and gender nonconformists. Their work has previously been published in Winter Tangerine, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, and Words Dance, among other places. Lydia is the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam Youth Champion, and the author of three self-published chapbooks. Their first-full length collection, Survive Like the Water, is forthcoming from Rising Phoenix Press. They currently work as a teaching artist for Big Tree Arts, Inc.