Karyna McGlynn

Karyna McGlynn is the author of Hothouse (2017) and I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl (2009)—both from Sarabande Books—and several chapbooks. Her poems have recently appeared in the Kenyon ReviewBlack Warrior Review, Ninth Letter, Witness, and elsewhere. McGlynn earned her PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Houston, where she served as managing editor for Gulf Coast. Her honors include the Verlaine Prize, the Kathryn A. Morton Prize, the Hopwood Award, and the Diane Middlebrook Fellowship in Poetry at the University of Wisconsin. She is currently a visiting assistant professor at Oberlin College.


Hit It

  You don’t have to believe in the Devil to end up with him. God’s not so easy.   Say God takes the form of an egret. Say the Devil also takes the form of an egret.   Both have a habit of standing all spooky on the East Texas streets.   They wait sober […]

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