Chelsea B. DesAutels

India Downes-Le Guin

Chelsea B. DesAutels is the author of A Dangerous Place (Sarabande Books, forthcoming Oct. 2021). Her work appears in the Adroit Journal, Copper Nickel, Gulf Coast, Massachusetts Review, Ninth Letter, Pleiades, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2020 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize from the Missouri Review, Chelsea earned her MFA from the University of Houston, where she was the recipient of the Inprint Paul Verlaine Prize in Poetry. Chelsea lives with her family in Minneapolis. You can find her at and on Twitter at @cbdesautels.