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CHRYSANTHEMUM TRAN (she/they) is a poet, performer & educator based in Providence by way of Oklahoma City. In 2016, she made history by becoming the first transfeminine finalist of the Women of the World Poetry Slam. Chrysanthemum is a 2016 Rustbelt Poetry Slam Champion & 2017 FEMS Poetry Slam Champion, as well as being awarded "Best Poet" at the 2016 National College Slam. Chrysanthemum is a Pink Door Fellow & a teaching artist for the Providence Poetry Slam youth team. Her work can be found in The Offing, The Blueshift Journal, Muzzle Magazine & the Bettering American Poetry Vol. 2 anthology.