Elaine Bleakney is the author of For Another Writing Back, an “avant-memoir” in lyric prose (Sidebrow, 2014), and 20 Paintings by Laura Owens, an ekphrastic conversation (Poor Claudia, 2013)

Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, jubilat, Kenyon Review, Gulf Coast, Verse Dailyand elsewhere. Her lyrical prose essays have appeared in The BelieverLiterary Hub, and the Kenyon Review.

She walks in the woods. Sometimes with her son. Nearly always with her dog. This is in Asheville, North Carolina.

Also, she does Backstroke



drawing by Jason Polan

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