The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: Whirlwind @ Lesbos by Risa Denenberg

This selection comes from Whirlwind @ Lesbos by Risa Denenberg, available from Headmistress Press. Order your copy here. Our curator is Danielle Alexander.

Risa Denenberg lives on the Olympic peninsula in Washington state where she works as a nurse practitioner. She reviews poetry for the American Journal of Nursing and is a co-founder and editor at Headmistress Press. She has published three full length collections of poetry, most recently, Whirlwind @ Lesbos (Headmistress Press, 2016) and slight faith (MoonPath Press, 2018).

Danielle Alexander is a writer, editor, and book maker based in Portland, Oregon. She is a managing editor of Sundress Publications’ The Wardrobe, a daily blog featuring the work of women and genderqueer writers. Her writing has appeared in The Bandit Zine, and she has self-published two poetry chapbooks, two artist books, and the zine Ten Lists: A Workbook for Anxiety (2017). You can find her online at


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