Ailey O’Toole is a queer poet and bartender who writes about feminism, empathy and pain. Her work has previously appeared in or is forthcoming from The Broke Bohemian, After the Pause, Ghost City Review, Rising Phoenix Review, Rhythm and Bones, Rag Queen Periodical, The Fredericksburg Literary and Art Review, Okay Donkey, 8poems, Door Is A Jar, Peculiars Magazine, Bone and Ink Press, Rose Quartz Journal, Bonnie’s Crew and the Feckless Cunt Anthology. She is the author of the chapbook “GRIEF, AND WHAT COMES AFTER,” forthcoming from Rhythm and Bones Lit in December 2018. She also edits Rose Quartz Journal and Homology Lit, and is a contributing writer for Pussy Magic Press, Rhythm and Bones Lit, and Vessel Press. When she’s not writing, she collects tattoos and tries to teach herself string theory. She lives in North Carolina with her dog, Clementine. You can contact her at email@example.com or through the form in the sidebar menu.