Orchid Tierney is a poet and scholar from Aotearoa-New Zealand, now residing in Philadelphia. Her chapbooks include Brachiation (Dunedin: GumTree Press, 2012), The World in Small Parts (Chicago: Dancing Girl Press, 2012), Gallipoli Diaries (GaussPDF, 2017), and she has been published in many journals including Rampike, Brief, and Landfall. She is currently pursuing a PhD in English at the University of Pennsylvania.