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Nathan Spoon is an autistic poet with learning disabilities, including written expression disorder. His poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Gulf Coast, PoetryPoetry Daily, and swamp pink, as well as the anthologies The American Sonnet: An Anthology of Poems and Essays, How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope, and The Wonder of Small Things: Poems of Peace and Renewal. He is editor of Queerly and has read his poems at Penn, Vanderbilt, Yale, and elsewhere.