Eric Sneathen is a poet living in Oakland. His first collection, Snail Poems, was published by Krupskaya. With Daniel Benjamin he edited The Bigness of Things: New Narrative and Visual Culture and organized Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today. A Ph.D. candidate in Literature at UC Santa Cruz, he writes about the history of LGBT poetry and innovative writing of the San Francisco Bay Area. Essays can be found at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Open Space platform, Social Text Online, and in From Our Hearts to Yours (ON, 2017), edited by Rob Halpern and Robin Tremblay-McGaw.