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Iliana Rocha

Iliana Rocha’s work has been featured in Best New Poets 2014, as well as the Nation, RHINO, Blackbird, and West Branch. Karankawa (Pittsburgh, 2015), her debut collection, won the 2014 AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Central Oklahoma.


Texas Killing Fields

Spring 2018 | Poetry

At the spot where the girl lay, I see the refineries. Their stencils are blurred on the horizon, making their machinery less intricate, & therefore, holy.