Sarah Lindsay is a Lannan Literary Fellow whose books include Twigs and Knucklebones (Copper Canyon Press). Her new collection is forthcoming from Copper Canyon. She recently gave an evolution-themed poetry reading for Iowa City Darwin Day 2013.
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Volume 33, Number 1 & Number 2