ALOK (they/them) is a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. Their eclectic style and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. In 2017 they received the Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world and released their inaugural poetry chapbook FEMME IN PUBLIC. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, and the New York Times and have presented their work at 500 venues in more than 40 countries.