Troublemaker Firestarter is a biannual poetry chapbook specializing in LGBT+ and feminist topics.

Our Mission

Our goal is to excite poetry lovers. We welcome the uncomfortable and controversial. New, bold, and proud poets should find their home here. 🙂

Lead Editor

Created in 2021 by David Schweizer. Their poems have appeared in Ergi Press, Line+Stars, Moonstone Arts, and other places. They like new forms and poems that make them gasp.

Associate Editors

Jason Lob is a linguist from Boston. He appreciates translations and spliffs.

Taylor Berardi is a chemist who likes to be left alone. She loves BTS and the moon.

Jean Pabon works in advertising. He enjoys writing on his typewriter and being young on a Friday night.

James Goymer is currently 26 years old. He is studying education at Miami Dade College and has worked various restaurant jobs. He is currently a server at an upscale New American restaurant.

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