TC Tolbert

TC Tolbert is a genderqueer, feminist poet and teacher committed to social justice. S/he believes in working across communities – building bridges wherever possible. Tolbert earned his MFA in Poetry from the University of Arizona in 2005 and currently teaches Composition at The University of Arizona and Pima Community College. Awarded the Arizona Commission on the Arts Individual Artist Award in 2012 and a residency at Byrdcliffe, s/he has two chapbooks, spirare (Belladonna, 2012) and territories of folding (Kore Press, 2011). Tolbert’s first full length collection, Gephyromania, was a finalist for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize in 2009, 2010, and 2011 and is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. Tolbert lives in Tucson.