This selection comes from Playing One on TV by Samantha Duncan, available from Hyacinth Girl Press. Order your copy here. Our curator for September is Kelly Lorraine Andrews.
Samantha Duncan is the author of four poetry chapbooks, including The Birth Creatures (Agape Editions, 2016) and One Never Eats Four (ELJ Editions, 2014), and her work has recently appeared in BOAAT, Glass, Meridian, and The Pinch. She is a prose editor for Storyscape Journal and reads for The Atlas Review, and she lives in Houston.
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.