MARS Marshall is a writer and cultural organizer born, raised, and based in Detroit. Their work intimately explores desire and longing through the lens of reclaiming the Black Trans body. Marshall is a Lambda Literary Arts Emerging Writers Fellow in poetry and a Crescendo Literary Art Poetry Incubator Fellow. Their poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, Foglifter Journal, Gertrude Press, the Shade Journal, the Lambda Literary Art anthology “Emerge,” and elsewhere. Marshall serves as the director of the Allied Media Conference.