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Celina is a poet, educator, child caregiver, and food garden manager. Her work is featured or forthcoming in Hooligan Magazine, Peach Mag, and Rabid Oak as a Best of the Net Nominee. They are from Knoxville, Tennessee and live in the Twin Cities. She received her MFA at Randolph College. She teaches English at Century College and introduces playful poetry to young people at Society of Young Inklings.

When they are not reading and writing, Celina finds themself in the water, in the dirt, beheld in wonder and play with young people, and organizing for the planet via abolition and moves toward land back for Indigenous peoples.

Ask her questions at celinamcmanus@yahoo.com.