Ian U Lockaby

Ian U Lockaby lives in New Orleans but spent nearly a decade as a farmworker in the Pacific Northwest. He is the author of Defensible Space/if a crow—, forthcoming from Omnidawn in 2024, and his recent work appears in journals such as Fence, Poetry Northwest, Bennington Review, Denver Quarterly, Black Warrior Review, Circumference, and Poetry Daily. He edits the online journal mercury firs.