Gina Marie Bernard is a heavily tattooed transgender woman, retired roller derby vixen, and full-time English teacher. She lives in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her daughters, Maddie and Parker, own her heart. Her chapbook Naked, Getting Nuder was a 2018-2019 Glass Chapbook series finalist, and has been accepted for publication by Clare Songbirds Press. Her work has recently appeared in r.kv.r.y quarterly, The Hunger Journal, Waccamaw Journal, Rat’s Ass Review, and Jet Fuel Review. Her work is forthcoming in Anomaly, Ariel Chart, Coffin Bell Journal, Lavender Review, Riggwelter, The Real Story, and trampset.