blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2019  Vol. 18 No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Rainie Oet
translating Sophia Parnok

Rainie Oet is the author of three books of poetry, including Porcupine in Freefall (Bright Hill Press, 2019), winner of the 2018 Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Competition, and the forthcoming collections Inside Ball Lightning (SEMO Press, 2020) and Glorious Veils of Diane (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2021). They hold an MFA in Poetry from Syracuse University, where they were awarded the Shirley Jackson Prize in Fiction in 2018.  end

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