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San Francisco Mourning

San Francisco Mourning

I’m old enough to remember the day Kennedy was shot. Also blurry Neil Armstrong’s echoing, static-y words amped all the…

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Carnaval

Carnaval

My glittering grandmother, Helen Temple, was a London stage actress and singer during World War I. She was first known…

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The Art of Falling

Happy Thanksgiving, to all of my Friends!

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My Mother’s Handwriting

Individual as DNA, it spoke to me from fridge notes, Christmas tags, and report cards I took back to school,…

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While You Sleep

Still hunkered at my desk, as if to stop the night sky brightening, the Leylands lifting from their winter canvas,…

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Retriever with Carcass

She barely raises her head to leer at me from the hooded corners of her eyes. I’ve given up taking…

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Entropy Review

Entropy Review

New on Entropy's website: writing Shevaun Brannigan beautifully reviews Take This Spoon. Read the book review here.

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Listen to “Poetry & Conversation” from the Enoch Pratt Library

Missed the October 6th reading with Melanie McCabe and Shelley Puhak? You can listen to the whole reading online through…

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Enoch Pratt Free Library Interview

Enoch Pratt Free Library Interview

Julia Wendell's new poetry chapbook is Take This Spoon (Main Street Rag, 2014). Her previous publications include The Sorry Flowers (WordTech Editions, 2009), Dark Track (WordTech…

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Take This Spoon

Take This Spoon

Cream of Tartar Pot-holdering a cloud of toasted soufflé, its voluptuous body billowing over the dish, we kept its infallible,…

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Missouri Review Interview

Missouri Review Interview

Julia Wendell’s work has appeared in TMR vol. 8.2, 12.2, and 19.1. Her new collection The Sorry Flowers was published in November…

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The Sorry Flowers

The Sorry Flowers

The fierce poems of Julia Wendell’s The Sorry Flowers are full of hurt and love, moving between the past and the present…

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Finding My Distance

Finding My Distance

Though she grew up with horses, Ms. Wendell became a competitor in the sport for the first time in her…

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Dark Track

Dark Track

In these haunting poems about the life of a horsewoman, it is not just the racetrack that is dark, nor…

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