Nora Hikari (she/her) is a Japanese and Chinese American transgender poet and artist based in Philadelphia. She was a 2022 Lambda Literary fellow, and her work is published or forthcoming in such journals as Ploughshares, Washington Square Review, Palette Poetry, Foglifter, The Journal, Vallum, and others. Her chapbook, GIRL 2.0, was a Robin Becker Series winner and is available at Seven Kitchens Press. She was a finalist for the Red Hen Press Benjamin Saltman Award, and can be found at her website or on Twitter at @system_wires