Billie R. Tadros is a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and her M.F.A. in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of two chapbooks, inter: burial places (Porkbelly Press, 2016) and Containers (Dancing Girl Press, 2014), and her first book of poems The Tree We Planted and Buried You In is forthcoming from Otis Books. Her poems have appeared or will appear in The Boiler, Bone Bouquet, The Collapsar, Crab Fat Magazine, Entropy, Gigantic Sequins, Horse Less Review, Kindred, Menacing Hedge, No Tokens, pnk prl, Tupelo Quarterly, White Stag Journal, Wicked Alice, Word Riot, and others, and in the anthologies Bearers of Distance (Eastern Point Press, 2013), Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013), and The Queer South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014). 

She is currently working on a narrative research project exploring the gendered implications of traumatic injuries to self-identified women runners, and seeking to articulate a feminist injury poetics.

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