This selection comes from Says the Forest to the Girl by Sally Rosen Kindred, available from Porkbelly Press. Order your copy here. Our curator for September is Kelly Lorraine Andrews.
Sally Rosen Kindred is the author of two poetry books from Mayapple Press, Book of Asters and No Eden, and three chapbooks, including most recently Says the Forest to the Girl (Porkbelly Press, 2018). A recipient of two Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, she is a poetry editor for The Baltimore Review. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review’s Poem-of-the-week web feature, The Massachusetts Review, and Kenyon Review Online.
Kelly Lorraine Andrews is an assistant managing editor for the American Economic Association and an MFA graduate from the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of the chapbooks The Fear Archives (Two of Cups Press, 2017), My Body Is a Poem I Can’t Stop Writing (Porkbelly Press, 2017), I Want To Eat So Many Kinds of Cake With You and Mule Skinner(both out from Dancing Girl Press). Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in [PANK], Prick of the Spindle, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. You can read more about her past and future publications and look at a slideshow of her cats at her website.