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Fox Auslander

Fox Auslander (they/them) is a non-binary aspiring poet and editor based in Philadelphia.

Photograph by Fae Alaz

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

“{}.morph,” “GODDEX #0000,” and “GODDEX #0321-0325”
Experimental micropoem and two prose micropoems. “GODDEX #0000” and “GODDEX #0321-0325” are potential excerpts from a manuscript-in-progress.
ALL GUTS NO GLORY – June 2021

“Waves”
Poem. Ode to codependence. An earlier version of this poem was published in The Penn Review in 2016.
Eunoia Review – May 2021

“A Terrifying Line from My Duolingo Spanish Lesson”
Poem. “The owls learned English a long time ago…”
FERAL Journal Issue #2 – June 2020

“distant, we watch”
Poem. An exploration of selfhood, memory, and transness. This poem was originally published in perhappened in March 2021.
Voicemail Poems: Spring 2021 – May 2021

“entomo/philia”
Poem. A love poem for my girlfriend, Bug.
Prismatica Magazine Issue #16 – May 2021

PRESS AND EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Financial/Fundraising Director
As a permanent member of press staff, I seek fundraising sources to fairly compensate other press authors and other permanent staff members. To this end, I work closely with editor-in-chief Venus Cohen to compose grant applications and seek financial venues to sustain the press.
LUPERCALIApress – August 2021-Present

Lead poetry editor
I evaluate up to 100 submissions per week for potential publication, rejecting or endorsing pieces based upon reader evaluations. Alongside my fellow poetry editors, I decreased our average response time such that we were listed among the Top 50 Fastest Poetry Markets on Duotrope.
Alien Literary Magazine – October 2020-Present

Poetry reader
I evaluated up to 10 submissions per week for potential publication and provided detailed feedback to paying potential contributors. I also helped to judge the magazine’s 2021 Poetry Chapbook Contest and provided feedback for an additional fee.
The Chestnut Review – September 2020-September 2021

Chapbook editor
While editor-in-chief Venus Cohen edited the bulk of the manuscript, I worked with Eren Harris to prepare individual poems from CHRYSALIS for Series I publication. Prior, as a guest manuscript reader, I evaluated potential chapbook manuscripts for Series I shortlist placement.
LUPERCALIApress – June 2021-Present

Editor-in-chief
I evaluate submissions for potential publication, upload and design forthcoming issues, and solicit submissions through the publication’s Twitter.
Delicate Friend – September 2020-Present

Copy editor
I edited drafts according to The Daily Pennsylvanian‘s style guide and ensured the factual and syntactical accuracy of articles published online and in print.
34th Street Magazine – January 2018-May 2018

PROJECTS

HYPER/TEXT
Biweekly queer advice column for the hyper-digital age. Hosted by TERSE. Journal, a leftist literature and arts publication. Formerly hosted by THETA WAVE.
February 2021-Present

LeT’s Talk
An educational interview series on the lived experiences of transgender and/or non-binary lesbians.
December 2018-March 2020 (Hiatus)

Bassini Apprenticeship
Under Beth Kephart, I conducted primary and secondary research on Virginia Woolf and the letterpress.
January 2020-May 2020