C. Bain is a gender-liminal writer and performer based in Brooklyn, New York. His plays have been performed at the Kraine, the Tank, and Dixon Place in NYC. He has worked as an actor with Flux Theatre Ensemble, Threadbare Theatre Workshop, and other NYC-based companies. He is the author of the full-length poetry collection Debridement (Great Weather for Media 2015, finalist for the 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards,) and has also been published in journals and anthologies such as PANK, theRumpus.net, BOOTH, and the Everyman's Library collection Villanelles. He has a long history in poetry slam, and has shared stages with Jim Carroll, Patricia Smith, Dorothy Allison, and Saul Williams.
In life, he has worked in an abortion clinic, on a sexual assault crisis hotline, and as an international volunteer with HIV/AIDS in Mozambique. He is trained as a psychiatric social worker, and works extensively with movement, embodiment, trauma and sexuality. But he'd rather just dance with you.