Betsy Housten is a double Sagittarius queer writer
and massage therapist.
She is the winner of an
American Academy of Poets award,
and a two-time finalist
for the Samuel Mockbee Nonfiction Award.
has been nominated
for a Pushcart Prize
and Best New Poets,
in over a dozen
online and print journals.
Jersey-born and Brooklyn-bred,
she currently lives in New Orleans,
where she is pursuing her MFA in poetry.
A creative link to Betsy's poetry musings
can be found at her homesite: