John Toothaker hails from the small town of Wakefield, thirty minutes north of Boston. He loves poetry and creating stories. He is currently attending Salem State University to receive his Bachelor’s in English. His poem “Believe The Lies” can be seen on Red Skies’ website, the local literary magazine. He loves poetry, music, tattoos, concerts, writing, reading, drag queens, queer and identity politics, horror, punk rock, libraries, bookstores and comics/manga.