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Orchid Tierney

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Orchid Tierney Orchid Tierney is a poet and scholar from Aotearoa New Zealand. She is the author of the collection a year of misreading the wildcats (The Operating System, 2019) and six chapbooks, including my beatrice (above/ ground press, 2020) and ocean plastic (BlazeVOX Books, 2019). Her scholarship, reviews, and poetry have appeared in Jacket2, Venti, Fractured Ecologies, and elsewhere. She is a Black Earth Institute Fellow for 2022-25. Tierney is an assistant professor of English at Kenyon College. www.orchidttierney.com.

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