Trans Poet, Best of the Net Nominee.
Nora Hikari is an Asian-American trans woman currently residing in Philadelphia. Since her debut in 2020, she has been published in numerous journals, including West Trestle Review, ANMLY, trampset, and elsewhere. Her debut chapbook, DEAD NAMES, is forthcoming at Another New Calligraphy and was longlisted in the 2020 Button Poetry Chapbook Competition, and her second chapbook, Girl 2.0, was a winner of the Robin Becker Series, and is forthcoming from Seven Kitchens Press in 2022. (photo by Tyler Medlin)