Owen Elphick is a writer, performer, and creator from Storrs, Connecticut. His work has been published in The Hartford Courant, Corridors, Gauge, Concrete, Stork, and the chapbook Fresh Voices 23 (Antrim House Press, 2016); anthologized in The Golden Thread Project by Kate Wilson (Levellers Press & Off the Common Books, 2018); and presented at the National Theater Institute (Eugene O’Neill Theater Center), Emerson Stage’s NewFest New Works Festival, and the Connecticut Drama Association Festival. He graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Creative Writing. He is the author of Thoughts & Prayers, a book-length sequence meditating on gun violence in America, which was published by Wilde Press in 2019. He enjoys organizing his books, discussing Hip Hop, and swordfighting.