This selection comes from Tanya Singh’s book Heaven is Only a Part of Our Body Where All the Sickness Resides, available from Ghost City Press. Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Hali Sofala-Jones.
Tanya “Jade Vine” Singh is an Indian trans, non-binary, panromatic asexual writer, poet and editor. Their work has appeared in Gone Lawn, Minola Review, Polyphony H.S, and elsewhere, and has been recognized by the Times of India and Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Student Contest, among other places. They are the founder & editor-in-chief of The Cerurove, a literary & arts magazine. Find them on Twitter: @TanyaJVSingh.
Hali Sofala-Jones is a Samoan-American writer. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Her poetry appears in Nimrod International Journal, The Bitter Oleander, CALYX, and elsewhere. She lives and teaches in Milledgeville, Georgia.