Born and raised in Los Angeles, CD Eskilson is a trans poet, editor, and translator. Their work appears in The Offing, Pleiades, Hobart, Ninth Letter, minnesota review, and they are a two-time Best of the Net Nominee.
CD is assistant poetry editor for Split Lip Magazine and poetry editor for Exposition Review. They are currently an MFA candidate at the University of Arkansas where they've received the Walton Family Fellowship in Poetry and Lily Peter Fellowship in Translation. They also work as Outreach Coordinator for the Open Mouth Literary Center. Once, they were in a punk band.