Anastacia Tolbert is a self-proclaimed “queer super-shero of color moonlighting as a writer, performance artist, and creative writing workshop facilitator.” She has received awards and fellowships from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Jack Straw, Ragdale, and Artist Trust. She was recently selected as the 2015-16 Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House in Seattle. Chapbook 26 is an abbreviated alphabet expression of the lower and uppercase lives of women and girls. Her poetry and fiction have been published in Literary Orphans, Seattle Review, Duende, Bone Bouquet, Poetry, and many more. Recently, Anastacia has been expanding her creative repertoire into the field of visual art, exhibiting installations exploring the body as a polarized place, both privately and politically.