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July 2017

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 Kapil as the runner-up in our 2017 contest.   excerpts from jib     Cow beside itself on the white kitchen floor.   The outsideperson whistling outside his …