Galveston, Shrinkage, Why Gunmen Are Often Binary Cis-Men

Dusty Mike Perez earned their MFA degree in poetry at the University of Houston as well as an MA in creative writing from Florida State University. Formerly a professional ballet/jazz dancer, they are currently an associate professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Their poems have appeared in Oscilloscope Lit, BLOOM, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Bluing the Blade, Top Shelf Review, Crab Orchard Review, the Bangalore Review, The Florida Review, Beyond Queer Words, and Sand Hills.