This selection comes from Susannah Nevison’s book, Lethal Theater available from The Ohio State University Press. Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Jessica Rae Bergamino.
Susannah Nevison is the author of Lethal Theater (The Ohio State University Press, 2019) and Teratology (Persea Books, 2015). With Molly McCully-Brown, she is the co-author of the collection In The Field Between Us, forthcoming from Persea Books, 2020. New work can be found in or is forthcoming from Tin House, The New York Times, Blackbird, and elsewhere. She teaches at Sweet Briar College.
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Jessica Rae Bergamino is the author of UNMANNED, winner of Noemi Press’ 2017 Poetry Prize, as well the chapbooks The Desiring Object or Voyager Two Explains to the Gathering of Stars How She Came to Glow Among Them (Sundress Publications, 2016), The Mermaid, Singing (dancing girl press, 2015), and Blue in All Things: a Ghost Story (dancing girl press, 2015). Individual poems have recently appeared in Third Coast and Black Warrior Review. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah, where she is the Senior Book Reviews Editor for Quarterly West.