Crystal AC Salas is a Xicanx poet, essayist, educator, and community organizer. Her work has appeared in Northwest Review, [PANK] Magazine,World Literature Today, Chaparral Poetry, Acentos Review, and others. She is a founding member of the BreakBread Literacy Project, which works alongside youth to elevate the voices of young creatives under twenty-five, and serves as poetry editor for their quarterly publication, BreakBread Magazine. A 2021 California Arts Council Individual Artist Grant Recipient, her chapbook Grief Logic is forthcoming in April 2022 from Gunpowder Press. She lives in Los Angeles where she writes about the city’s landscapes of grief and remembrance, memorialized and unmemorialized spaces.