Donna “Dante” Gary is a nonbinary femme creative and administrator. They are a passionate organizer that privileges accessibility and care work in every collaboration. Donna loves the work they do and living in the greatest city on earth: Chicago. They are a proud alumni of Whitney M Young and the first Goodman Theater Poetry Slam team. They graduated in 2019 from NYU Gallatin’s School of Individualized Study cum laude with a cross school Disability Studies minor and Bachelor of Arts degree in Poetics of Embodiment: Study of the Ways Marginalized Folks Re-Imagine Their Value. They are a long time member of the Support Ho(s)e Collective and a new organizer with the Midwest Perzine Festival.