Mackenzie Berry is from Louisville, Kentucky. She has an English – Creative Writing BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison through the First Wave Program. Her poetry has been published in Vinyl, Up the Staircase Quarterly, Hobart, and Broadsided Press, and she has read and performed her poems at various events and festivals, including the 2019 Open Book Festival in Cape Town, South Africa. She has an MA in Race, Media, and Social Justice from Goldsmiths, University of London through a Marcus L. Urann Graduate Fellowship. She is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing – Poetry at Cornell University. You can find some of her work at mackenzieberry.com.