Leslie McIntosh (he/they) is black, mostly cis, mostly male, male attracted, autistic, an older millennial, a poet, and a psychologist. He has received support, in the form of residencies and fellowships, from Breadloaf, Callaloo, The Watering Hole, Millay Colony for the Arts, Zoeglossia, and more. Their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Beloit Poetry Journal, Foglifter, Obsidian, Split This Rock, Southern Humanities Review, Witness, and elsewhere. A nominee for the Pushcart, he is an Assistant Poetry Editor at Newfound and lives in a part of the stolen land of the indigenous Munsee Lenape people, currently known as Jersey City, NJ, USA.