Cecille Marcato is a poet and cartoonist currently living in Texas. She supports herself by midwifing student writing from high school through PhD programs. In 2018 she won the Bess Whitehead Scott Scribes Award & Scholarship, and in 2019 was one of twenty finalists for the Tin House Still-Emerging Award. Two of her poems received Honorable Mention in the 2022 Soul-Making Keats Poetry Contest, and her work has been read most recently in Husk. She is a graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.