Kayleb Rae Candrilli

Kayleb Rae Candrilli is the author of the poetry collections Winter of Worship (Copper Canyon Press, 2025); Water I Won’t Touch (Copper Canyon Press, 2021); All the Gay Saints, winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize in 2020; and What Runs Over (YesYes Books, 2017), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry.

Candrilli is also the recipient of a Whiting Award in Poetry, as well as fellowships from the Pew Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts. They live in Philadelphia.