Nathan Spoon is an autistic poet with learning disabilities and the author of Doomsday Bunker. His poems and essays appear or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Crazyhorse, Gulf Coast, Poetry, and Poetry Daily, as well as the anthologies How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope, Sonnets from the American: An Anthology of Poems and Essays, and What Have You Lost? He is editor of Queerly, an ally for Time Medicine, and has read his poems at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.

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