This selection comes from Jehanne Dubrow’s collection of poetry, American Samizdat, available from Diode Editions. Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Danielle Hanson.
Jehanne Dubrow is the author of six poetry collections, including most recently Dots & Dashes, e Arranged Marriage, and Red Army Red, as well as one book of creative nonfiction, throughsmoke: an essay in notes. Her work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, New England Review, and Southern Review. She is an Associate Professor of creative writing at the University of North Texas.
Danielle Hanson is the author of Fraying Edge of Sky (Codhill Press Poetry Prize, 2018) and Ambushing Water (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2017). Her work has appeared in over 70 journals, won the Vi Gale Award from Hubbub, was Finalist for 2018 Georgia Author of the Year Award and was nominated for several Pushcarts and Best of the Nets. She is Poetry Editor for Doubleback Books, and is on the staff of the Atlanta Review. Her poetry has been the basis for visual art included in the exhibit EVERLASTING BLOOM at the Hambidge Center Art Gallery, and Haunting the Wrong House, a puppet show at the Center for Puppetry Arts. More about her at daniellejhanson.com.