This selection comes from the collection Feeding the Dead, available from Porkbelly Press. Our curator for April is Margaret Bashaar.
M. Brett Gaffney, originally from Houston, Texas, holds an MFA in Poetry from Southern Illinois University and is the art editor for Gingerbread House. Her poems have appeared in Exit 7, Rust+Moth, Permafrost, Devilfish Review, museum of americana, BlazeVOX, Rogue Agent, Apex Magazine, and Zone 3, among others. She currently works as a library associate in northern Kentucky and lives in Cincinnati with her partner and their dog, Ava.
Margaret Bashaar is the editor of Hyacinth Girl Press and the author of Stationed Near the Gateway (Sundress Publications, 2015) along with a number of chapbooks, most recently Some Other Stupid Fruit (Agape Editions, 2017).