Crisosto Apache is the author of GENESIS (Lost Alphabet, 2018). He is originally from Mescalero, New Mexico (US), on the Mescalero Apache Reservation, and currently lives in the Denver metro area in Colorado, with his spouse of seventeen years. He is Mescalero Apache, Chiricahua Apache, and Diné (Navajo) of the 'Áshįįhí (Salt Clan) born for the Kinyaa'áanii (Towering House Clan). He holds an MFA and teaches writing at various colleges in the Denver area. He also continues his advocacy work for the Native American LGBTQ/two-spirit identity.