ARCHITECTURE The stairwell is empty. Her steps ricochet off the cement. Around her, the air is filled with impossible odors: foxglove, traces of some unnamable chemical. “This door leads to another door, leads to a disinfected room.” But this can’t be right. She has arrived at a balcony—where the wind carries hooded birds safely through the city’s fog. Leaning against … [Read more...]
About Conley Lowrance
Conley Lowrance began writing poetry after an aborted career in punk rock. His interest in lyrics and subculture literature eventually led him to the University of Virginia’s poetry writing program where he received his BA in 2012. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in publications put out by Tupelo Press, Columbia Journal, Underwater New York, The Glasgow Review of Books, and Counterexample Poetics, among others.
Currently, he is exploring the intersection of Surrealist poetry and detective fiction while working at Columbia University’s Heyman Center for the Humanities and Society of Fellows. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and four cats. Follow him @ConleyLowrance.