Troublemaker Firestarter is a biannual poetry chapbook specializing in LGBTQIA+ and feminist topics. Our goal is to excite poetry lovers. We welcome the uncomfortable and controversial. New, bold, and proud poets should find their home here.

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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.

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Taylor Berardi is a chemist who likes to be left alone. She loves BTS and the moon. She believes in climate action now!

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

Jason Lob is a linguist from Boston. He appreciates translations and playing farming simulation games.

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

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