Alex Wells Shapiro is a poet and artist from the Hudson Valley, living in Chicago. He reads submissions for Another Chicago Magazine and Frontier Poetry, and is a co-founder of Exhibit B: A Reading Series presented by The Guild Literary Complex. His work is recently published or forthcoming in Sharkpack Annual, streetcake, Pangyrus, and The Indianapolis Review. His debut collection is forthcoming with Unbound Edition Press in 2022. More of his work may be found at www.alexwellsshapiro.com.