Samuel Ace (Linda Smukler) is a trans and genderqueer poet and sound artist.
Samuel is the author of several books, including Our Weather Our Sea (Black Radish Books, 2019) and Meet Me There: Normal Sex & Home in three days. Don’t wash. (Belladonna* Germinal Texts, 2019). He is the recipient of the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund Award in Poetry and the Firecracker Alternative Book Award, as well as a two-time finalist for both the Lambda Literary Award and the National Poetry Series. His work has been widely anthologized and has appeared in or is forthcoming from Poetry, Aufgabe, Fence, The Atlas Review, Black Clock, Mandorla, Versal, The Collagist, Posit, Vinyl, Troubling the Line: Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, Best American Experimental Poetry, and many other publications.
Ace’s work has been featured in several anthologies, including BAX 2016: Best American Experimental Writing (2017), Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (2013), and The House of Your Dream: An International Collection of Prose Poetry (2008).