This selection comes from Jessica Rae Bergamino’s book, UnManned, available from Noemi Press. Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Eva Weidenfeld.
Jessica Rae Bergamino is the author of UNMANNED, winner of Noemi Press’ 2017 Poetry Prize, as well as the chapbooks The Desiring Object or Voyager Two Explains to the Gathering of the Stars How She Came to Glow Among Them (Sundress Publications), The Mermaid, Singing (dancing girl press), and Blue in All Things: a Ghost Story (dancing girl publications). Individual poems have appeared in publications such as Third Coast, Black Warrior Review, The Journal, and Gulf Coast. She is a doctoral candidate in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Utah, and lives in Seattle, WA.
Eva Weidenfeld recently graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a minor in Film Studies. She is currently residing in Kennewick, Washington with her husband and her dog, where she is on a constant search for a wine she will actually enjoy drinking. She has worked as an editorial intern for Sundress Publications and as a reader for WWU’s Jeopardy Magazine, where her poem, ‘Superimposed,’ was published.