Chelsea B. DesAutels serves as Poetry Editor of Gulf Coast. She teaches at the University of Houston, where she is also an MFA candidate, and with Writers in the Schools. Chelsea is the recipient of the Virginia Reiser Memorial Scholarship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellowship. Chelsea’s work is forthcoming in Ninth Letter. She holds degrees from Wellesley College and the University of Minnesota Law School.