MLA Chernoff (@squelch_bb) is a PhD candidate at York University and an internationally published poet-cum-performance artist. Their scholarship focuses on the connections between Jewish-Canadian poetry and political theology. Chernoff is the author of three chapbooks, including delet this (Bad Books, 2018), TERSE THIRSTY (Gap Riot Press, 2019), and executive dysfunction (nOIR:Z, 2021). Their first full-length collection of poems, [SQUELCH PROCEDURES], is forthcoming with Gordon Hill Press. They live, laugh, and love in Tkaronto (Treaty 13 territory).