Luther Hughes is a Seattle native, but currently lives in Chicago where he is pursuing his B.A. in poetry at Columbia College Chicago. He currently curates, “Shade,” a literary blog for queer writers of color. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Luther’s works have been published or are forthcoming in Muzzle, Winter Tangerine, Vinyl, Word Riot, and others. He spends most of his nights eating cookies in his underwear. You can follow him on Twitter @lutherxhughes. He thinks you are beautiful.