Traci Brimhall

Traci Brimhall is the author of three collections of poetry: Saudade (Copper Canyon Press, 2018); Our Lady of the Ruins (W. W. Norton, 2012); and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010). Her poems have been published in the New Yorker, PoetryPloughshares, and The Best American Poetry; her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Southern Review, Gulf Coast, Copper Nickel, Cincinnati Review, and Brevity. She teaches at Kansas State University.

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Studies in Darkness

“There’s something about black,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “You feel hidden away in it.” Louise Nevelson said she fell in love with black: “You can be quiet and it can contain the whole thing.” Somehow this is true for me, but it is also true that the first time I ever felt afraid looking at art […]

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