Darla Himeles (she/they) is a Philadelphia-based poet and writer for young people. She is the author of the chapbook Flesh Enough and the full-length poetry collection Cleave, both published by Get Fresh Books. Their poems and essays have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and can be read in recent issues of Lesbians are Miracles, The Gay & Lesbian Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Night Heron Barks, Honey Literary, and NAILED. She holds an AB in English from Bryn Mawr College, an MFA in poetry and poetry in translation from Drew University, and a PhD in American literature from Temple University, where she works as the assistant director of the Writing Center and teaches undergraduate creative writing workshops. Find them on Instagram @darlahimelespoetry, or follow their Wordle achievements on Twitter at @darlaida. Read more at darlahimelespoetry.com.