Originally from Kansas, Connor is an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona. His work attempts to understand how people inherit the ways they express emotions such as grief and heartbreak and how language often acts as a medium for that inheritance. Connor has been previously published in Persona, Amplify, Rumble Fish Quarterly, and The Painted Shutter. Additionally, he has been a recipient of a Hattie Lockett Award and is a UA Spring Poetry Contest winner.