Joseph ‘Butch’ Schwarzkopf Jr. (he/him) is an Illawarra (Dharawal Country) based Filipinx poet. His debut poetry book, Pagong Cannot Climb Trees, was published by Sampaguita Press in 2022. He has performed as a poet at events such as Outspoken Poetics, Unspoken Words festival, and The Digital Sala’s Tula for Typhoon Relief. His biggest claim to fame is appearing in the background of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings for 0.5 seconds. His favorite word is pie.