O My Worry, I Reach for Your Hand; O Gratitude, I Empty My Cup; & On the Spectrum of Intimacy

Helene Achanzar’s writing can be found in jubilat, Sixth Finch, Quarterly West, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2022 New England Review Award for Emerging Writers, her work has been supported by Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Mastheads. She is an associate editor for Poetry Northwest, Midwest regional chair for Kundiman, and the director of programs at the Chicago Poetry Center.