Epigraph I dreamt Mary Shelley gave me her lover’s heart wrapped in paper blood dried into shapes like shadow puppets behind the scrim shine the light beam it on the screen pay close attention as it beats In the back of testis an … [Read more...]
About Heather Derr-Smith
Heather Derr-Smith is a poet with four books, Each End of the World (Main Street Rag Press, 2005), The Bride Minaret (University of Akron Press, 2008), Tongue Screw (Spark Wheel Press, 2016), and Thrust, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor's Choice Award (Persea Books, 2017). Her work has appeared in Fence, Crazy Horse, and Missouri Review. She is managing director of Cuvaj Se, a nonprofit supporting writers in conflict zones and post-conflict zones, and divides her time mostly between Iowa and Sarajevo, Bosnia.