Austin Allie (he/him) resides in Austin, TX, with his black cat, Hex. He’s a writer, poet, playwright, singer-songwriter, and videographer. He’s a Featured Writer for Her Heart Poetry and has had poems and short stories published in Chaleur Magazine, The Offbeat, Feminist Inquiry, Shotgun Horror Clips, and Flatbush Review. His most recent written work can be seen in the poetry anthology, “Til Death,” scheduled for national publication later this year. Recently, he lost his sister to addiction and urges people to educate themselves, help overcome the stigma surrounding addiction, and be a part of stopping the devastation addiction causes families. Learn more and make donations at https://www.shatterproof.org/memorial/taylor-allie.