Ray Stoeve is a queer, nonbinary writer and performer from Seattle, Washington. They received a 2016-2017 Made at Hugo House Fellowship for their young adult fiction. Their essays and poetry have appeared in YES! Magazine and SHIFT Queer Arts & Literary Magazine, among other publications. When they're not writing heartfelt queer stories, they can be found working with youth, hiking their beloved Pacific Northwest, or on stage in drag. You can find them on Twitter: @raystoeve.