Poet / Organizer / Designer
Lip Manegio is a Pushcart-nominated writer, organizer, designer, and cryptid who is learning how to be unapologetically in love with life. They hold a BFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College, where they also served as design manager, co-president, & Slam Master for the Emerson Poetry Project for three consecutive semesters. Currently, they curate the Extremely Online reading series for the Boston Poetry Slam & work as the program assistant for Mass Poetry.
Lip represented Emerson at CUPSI in 2018 & 2019, appeared on finals stage at FEMS 2018 & Capturing Fire 2018, and were a member of the winning team at Vox Pop 2018. Their work has appeared in Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Gordon Square Review, Puerto del Sol, Tin House, and elsewhere. Their debut chapbook, We've All Seen Helena, a collection of poems about queerness, survival, and My Chemical Romance, is available now from Game Over Books.