anaïs peterson (name//they/them)
is a queer, mixed race asian american prose poet, lyric essayist, and organizer focused on fossil fuel extraction and the petrochemical buildout in appalachia. anaïs is currently occupying osage territory (pittsburgh pa) where they graduated from the university of pittsburgh in 2020 with a ba in urban studies and english writing.
anaïs' writing explores themes of incarceration and abolition, community care, gender and queerness, and imagining the possibilities of liberation.
anaïs is currently working as the digital content coordinator for off menu press and a poetry reader for non.plus lit. anaïs is also currently the petrochemicals and infrastructure organizer with earthworks where they are working to slow and stop the building of petrochemical and crude oil infrastructure in the permian and louisiana.
anaïs writes in black pen and garamond size 11. you can find a list of their publications under the publication tab.