Nikki Wallschlaeger

Nikki Wallschlaeger’s work has recently appeared in P-Queue, Brooklyn Rail, LIT, jubilat, Apogee, and elsewhere. She is the author of the full-length collection Houses (Horse Less Press, 2015) and the graphic chapbook I Hate Telling You How I Really Feel (Bloof Books, 2016). Her second full-length book, Crawlspace, is forthcoming from Bloof Books in 2017.


Women Are Doomed to Be the Angels of Love

This is so true I involuntarily doodle hearts everywhere I go. I sign my letters compulsively with hearts, dream of disobedient hearts, work with hearts. I eat them. I boil sauces and the tomatoes on my cutting board form a daisy chain heart. My foot is a pretty ballet slipper, Lisa Frank style, engorged with […]

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