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a lemon tree next to a Dumpster











Eli Dunham is a queer, neurodivergent poet living in Sacramento, CA. They earned their BA in English from Illinois State University in 2014 and went on to earn an MFA in Poetry and Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality from Eastern Washington University in 2016. After graduating, Eli volunteered as a Youth Mentor for three years at Odyssey Youth Movement, a safe and anonymous space for LGBTQ+ youth in Spokane, WA. Eli will be returning to school this fall at California State University to earn an MS in Counseling with an emphasis on supporting LGBTQ+ youth and individuals with disabilities.