Shana Bulhan Haydock is a young, South Asian, gender/queer writer, artist and activist. They currently reside in Massachusetts, USA, though they grew up mostly in India. They are passionate about radical mental health and creating sanctuary for psychiatric survivors. Through their work, they hope to expose the vulnerability of syntax, challenge the false dichotomy of the poem and the poet, establish the political power of writing, and speak to diverse marginalized experiences. You may find more information on Shana’s personal website.