The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Double Jinx” by Nancy Reddy

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This selection comes from the poetry collection Double Jinx, available now from Milkweed Editions. Purchase your copy here.

Nancy Reddy is the author of Double Jinx (Milkweed Editions, 2015), a 2014 winner of the National Poetry Series. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Horsethief, The Iowa Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. The recipient of a grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, she teaches writing at Stockton University in southern New Jersey. You can find her online at

Heather Knox, Managing Editor for The Wardrobe, is the author of the poetry collection Dowry Meat (Words Dance Publishing) and the forthcoming young adult fiction series Vampire Wars (EPIC Escape). Her poetry has appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, [PANK], decomP magazinE, Word Riot, and other places. She earned her MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2013 and currently teaches online as an adjunct professor for Southern New Hampshire University, often from the comfort of her pajamas and the Midwest.


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