Author of the article

Nadine Klassen (she/her) is a German poet and author of the chapbook Bruises, Birthmarks & Other Calamities (Cathexis Northwest Press, 2021). Her work focuses on identity, mental health/ trauma and relationships. It has appeared in The Write Launch, Kissing Dynamite, Homology Lit and others. She lives in her hometown with her fiancé and their dog.