Chelsea B. DesAutels is the author of A Dangerous Place (Sarabande Books 2021). Her work appears in Ploughshares, Missouri Review, Copper Nickel, Massachusetts Review, Adroit Journal, Pleiades, Ninth Letter, Willow Springs, and elsewhere. Chelsea received an MFA from the University of Houston, where she received the Inprint Verlaine Prize in Poetry and served as Poetry Editor of Gulf Coast. She lives with her family in Minneapolis. Chelsea also holds degrees from Wellesley College and the University of Minnesota Law School.