Denise Leto is a queer multidisciplinary poet, writer, and dance dramaturge. Her current project, home (Body) is a collaborative poetry/dance/video installation and performance at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. Her poetry/prose collaboration centered around the Villanelle appeared with InDance. She cocreated the San Francisco Baylands Eco-Poetry Project. Work has appeared in numerous publications recently in Orion, Baest, About Place: Practices of Hope, Rogue Agent, and Mollyhouse. Poems are forthcoming in Quarterly West. She is the author of the poetry book for the dance/text art/performance, Your Body is Not a Shark. She does cross-genre, disability culture work with Olimpias art collective.