This selection comes from Connie Voisine’s Book of poems And God Created Women, available from Bull City Press. Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Letitia Trent.
Connie Voisine is the author of the book of poems Calle Florista, from University of Chicago Press. Her previous books are Cathedral of the North, winner of the AWP Prize for Poetry, and Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry, Black Warrior Review, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Her newest book, The Bower, was published by University of Chicago Press in March 2019. She lives in New Mexico with her husband and daughter. http://www.connievoisine.com