Marlee Miller is a queer, black, activist, writer, puppeteer, and performer based in Brooklyn, New York. She draws inspiration for her work from love, dreams, social justice, mental illness, and the process of exploring identity. She also attributes a large part of her artistic influence to dancing with her queer chosen family, Audre Lorde, writing her signature love letters, Nikki Giovanni, and crying while sipping wine in the shower. Marlee has performed with Bread and Puppet Theater and Sacred Circle Theatre Company. In addition, she has performed her own work at various events including Our Words:A Black Artstory Event hosted by The Audre Lorde Project. Marlee is also a VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation) alum and her poetry has appeared in Issue 117 of Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary & Art journal.