The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Hinge” by Emily Wolahan



This selection comes from the poetry collection Hinge, available from National Poetry Review Press. Order your copy here.

Emily Wolahan is the author of Hinge. Her poetry has appeared in Volt, Tinderbox Journal, Fourteen Hills, Gulf Coast, Boston Review and other journals. She received the 2016 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize from Georgia Review and won the 2016 Arts & Letters Unclassifiables Contest. Her essays have appeared on NPM Daily, The New Inquiry, and Gulf Coast and have been anthologized in Among Margins. She has also collaborated with artist Joshua Thomson on his multi-media project Platinum Metres and painter Owen Brown on the exhibit Ideasthesia. Wolahan lives in San Francisco and is part of the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto. She is founding editor at JERRY Magazine and Assistant Editor at Two Lines Press.

Fox Frazier-Foley is author of two prize-winning poetry collections, Exodus in X Minor (Sundress Publications, 2014) and The Hydromantic Histories (Bright Hill Press, 2015), and editor of two anthologies, Political Punch (Sundress Publications, 2016) and Among Margins (Ricochet Editions, 2016). Her newest collection of poems, Like Ash in the Air After Something Has Burned, is forthcoming from Hyacinth Girl Press in early 2017. Fox is founding EIC of the indie-lit press Agape Editions, which is an imprint of Sundress Publications (a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization) dedicated to publishing literary works that engage with concepts of the mystical, ecstatic, interfaith/intercultural, and the Numinous. Fox was graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Binghamton University, was honored with merit-based fellowships at Columbia University, where she earned an MFA, and was a Provost’s Fellow at the University of Southern California, where she was a founding member of the small press Ricochet Editions and earned a PhD in Literature & Creative Writing.


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