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Camille T. Dungy

Camille T. Dungy is the author of the poetry collections Smith Blue (Southern Illinois, 2011), Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen, 2010), and What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen, 2006). Her honors include an American Book Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Dungy is a professor in the English department at Colorado State University.


Ariadne Van Zandbergen

A Brief History of Near and Actual Losses

Summer 2014 | Memoir

We are at Cape Coast Castle, and Callie refuses to be held. She won’t let me carry her in my arms. She won’t let me put her in the cloth carrier on my back. She won’t ride on her father’s shoulders. She won’t sit astride my hip. She wants to be in charge of exactly where her body goes. She wants both feet on the ground.

One to Watch, And One to Pray

Fall 2012 | Poetry

We passed the baby over the bed, and later we passed tissue,
and her Bible with its onion skin pages, its highlighted lessons
and dog-eared parables she kept handy with bookmarks