Crossley Simmons

Poetry by Crossley Simmons

Continuing our series featuring writing by the 2017 Firsts! contest finalists, this week we’re pleased to present poetry by Crossley Simmons. These poem/images are excerpts from her finalist manuscript A COMING OF AGE SCOOP NECK TEE: POEMS FOR (UN)DRESSING.                       …

Taeyin ChoGlueck

Poetry by Taeyin ChoGlueck

Our series featuring writing by Firsts! contest finalists continues with poetry by Taeyin ChoGlueck. Her manuscript 집:jib was selected by judge Bhanu …

Cassandra Eddington

Poetry by Cassandra Eddington

Continuing our series of blog posts featuring work by the 2017 Firsts! contest finalists, this week we’re pleased to present two poems …

heidi reszies

Poetry by Heidi Reszies

We are pleased to present the first in a series of blog posts featuring work by our 2017 Firsts! contest finalists. This …

Nikia Chaney

Four Poems by Nikia Chaney

We are proud to present four poems by Nikia Chaney. Chaney’s strongly evocative poetry takes shape through the sensory material of language: …

7 Days and Nights in the Desert (Tracing the Origin)

Kelsey Street Press and First Books

Kelsey Street Press has had the good fortune to publish powerful first books by many amazing authors, including Bhanu Kapil’s The Vertical …

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In Support of our Community

In support of our community during this difficult time, we will donate the entire proceeds of all book sales through the Kelsey …