The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: “Closer to Where We Began” by Lisa Richter



This selection comes from the collection Closer to Where We Began, available from Tightrope Books. Order your copy here.

Lisa Richter‘s poetry has been featured or is forthcoming in Crab Creek Review, The Malahat Review, The Puritan, The Literary Review of Canada, and The Minola Review, amongst other publications. She is the author of a chapbook, Intertextual (Pooka Press, 2010), and was longlisted for the 2015 CBC Poetry Prize. Her first full-length collection of poems, Closer to Where We Began, is now available from Tightrope Books. She lives, writes, and teaches English as a Second Language in Toronto.

Heather Knox is the author of the poetry collection Dowry Meat (Words Dance Publishing) and the forthcoming YA fiction series Vampire Wars (EPIC Escape). Her poetry has appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, [PANK], decomP magazinE, Word Riot, Thrush Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. She received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Heather currently teaches online for The Poetry Barn and Southern New Hampshire University, and serves as Managing Editor for The Wardrobe.


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