Betsy Housten is a Jersey-born, Brooklyn-bred queer femme writer and massage therapist. Her work has been published in Little Red Tarot, Glassworks, NILVX, Ellipsis, We’ll Never Have Paris, Hoax Zine, and the ten issues of her personal zine You Know Better (2006 – 2016). She was also a finalist for the 2017 Samuel Mockbee Nonfiction Award.

Betsy currently lives in New Orleans, where she is pursuing her MFA in poetry.

Contact her at isabel at isabelsparkle dot com.