Thomas Rions-Maehren (Minneapolis, MN, 1993) is a bilingual poet and novelist living in Guayaquil, Ecuador with his wife and puppy. His time volunteering and traveling in countries like India, Mozambique, and Ecuador, along with his studies of philosophy and
chemistry at the University of Minnesota, influence his work. When he’s not writing, he’s probably either trying a new vegan recipe or training for a marathon. His scientific research has been published in ACS Nano, an example of his Spanish-language stories can be found
in Revista Necroscriptum, and more of his poetry can be found in The Elevation Review and at his website: tommaehrenpoetry.blogspot.com. He’s on Twitter @MaehrenTom.