Harley Claes is a Filipino poet, perfume maker, novelist and Pushcart Prize Nominee from Detroit, Michigan. Her work is oftentimes anachronistic, mystical, philosophical and holy erotic. She also runs the Beat-inspired zine ANGELICAL RAVINGS. Her first self-published anthology is titled ‘Pity The Poetics’ and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in 12+ literary journals. You can find her at http://harleyclaes.com. You can follow her on Twitter @dragongodfruit.