Crystal Boson is fascinated by Hoodoo, Black Sci-fi, roller derby, food mills, and bacon. She has been previously published in Callaloo, Pank, The Black Bottom, and has a chapbook, “The Icarus Series”, with Seven Kitchens Press. When not writing poetry about Texas, bar fights, or existential love, she is a PhD student in American Studies at the University of Kansas.
Crystal holds both a B.A and M.A in English Literature, from the University of Missouri and Texas A&M University respectively. She currently resides in Lawrence, KS with her macbook, a basil plant named Lazarus and her Decemberists cds.