Candace Williams is a black queer nerd living a double life. By day, they’re a sixth grade humanities educator and robotics coach. By night and subway ride, they’re a poet. Their chapbook, Spells for Black Wizards, was a 2017 TAR Chapbook Series winner and published by the Atlas Review. futureblack, their first full-length poetry manuscript, was a 2018 National Poetry Series finalist.