Nancy Lynée Woo is an incorrigible optimist, a 2015 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow, and the founding editor of Lucid Moose Lit, a social justice-focused literary press. She's published two poetry chapbooks: Bearing the Juice of It All (Finishing Line Press, 2016), and Rampant (Sadie Girl Press, 2014). A community organizer and activist, she is always in the middle of a few projects. She is a co-founder of Long Beach Literary Arts Center and a lead organizer for FORTHE Media. She holds a degree in Sociology from UC Santa Cruz, and lives in Long Beach, California, where she works as a ghostwriter and content editor. She also teaches community poetry workshops called Surprise the Line. Her first full-length book, I'd Rather Be Lightning, is forthcoming.