Liz Demi Green is a writer, performer, and educator based in Oakland, California. She was on two national slam teams: San Francisco in 2004 and Berkeley in 2005, and has performed her poetry solo and with ensembles across the country at schools, colleges, and theater and art festivals. She was a 2010 Lambda Literary Foundation Emerging Voices Fellow in Fiction, she attended the Tin House Writers’ Workshop in 2012 and was a Catwalk Artist in Residence in 2013. She teaches English and Creative Writing at the San Francisco Art Institute and De Anza College. She is nearly finished with her first novel–LGBT YA Science Fiction–The Ella Verse.