Lea Menges (they/them), born 1997, studied psychology in Strasbourg, Vienna and Osnabrück. Lives and works in Vienna as a caregiver for people with mental illness, model, photographer and author. Writes poetry, essays, short prose about queerfeminist identity, corporeality and psyche. Publications in journals and anthologies, most recently Jahrbuch der Lyrik 2023. Participation in open poems 2023.