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Corey Van Landingham

Corey Van Landingham is the author of Antidote (Ohio State, 2013) and the forthcoming Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens (Tupelo, 2021). She is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, and her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Best American Poetry, and the New Yorker. She is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois. 



September 8, 2020 | Poetry

Outside the Visitor Center—patrons queuing up in
khaki camo shorts, baseball caps, Where Big Bucks
, boxes of MoonPies wheeling by—two black
men with rubber gloves, with Windex, on a July
Monday, polish the bronze Lincoln.