Now That I Am Closer to Thirty-Nine than Thirty-Eight, I Have Located a Psychological Evaluation from the Summer I Turned Fifteen

Lauren Russell is the author of A Window That Can Neither Open nor Close: Poems, Plots, Chance (Milkweed Editions, 2024); Descent (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2020), winner of the Poetry Society of America’s 2021 Anna Rabinowitz Award; and What’s Hanging on the Hush (Ahsahta Press, 2017). A National Endowment for the Arts and Cave Canem fellow, she teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.