Crystal Stone is the author of four poetry collections: Knock-Off Monarch (Dawn Valley 2018), All the Places I Wish I Died (CLASH 2021), Gym Bras (Really Serious Literature 2021), and Civic Duty (Vegetarian Alcoholic 2022). She received her BA from Allegheny College in 2015 and her MFA in Creative Writing and Environment from Iowa State University in 2020. She formerly served as managing editor for Mind Murals and poetry editor for Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment. She gave a TEDx talk called "The Transformational Power of Poetry." in April 2018. Her poetry has previously appeared or is forthcoming in The Threepenny Review, The Hopkins Review, Salamander, Poetry Daily, Writers Resist, Drunk Monkeys, Coldnoon, Poets Reading the News, Jet Fuel Review, Southword Journal Online and others.
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