The Poetry Project

Maxe Crandall

Maxe Crandall stands in a field of wildflowers, looking at the camera and smiling, wearing all black with a black and white cap.
© Ari Banias

Maxe Crandall is a poet, playwright, and director who works on and through poets theater, dance, and trans queer affect. His performance novel The Nancy Reagan Collection (Futurepoem) made the New York Public Library's Best Poetry Books of 2020, Lit Hub‘s 65 Favorite Books of 2020, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry. Maxe is Associate Director of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford University.