Poems in Books! / by Kyla Marshell

Guess what's not dead? Print. Check out these anthologies and journals that have recently featured my work.

 Nymph #6 by William Villalongo

Nymph #6 by William Villalongo

  • "Germ" and "Asides" in Cave Canem Anthology XIII: Poems 2010-2011 (Willow Books, 2015)
  • "Song of My City" in Shadow of the Geode: The Alternative New Year's Day Spoken Word / Performance Extravaganza - 2015 Anthology. I kicked off 2015 by reading at and hosting a stretch of this poetry marathon, held at the Nuyorican. Here's the compilation of everyone who read that day.
  • "Fathers Who Aren't in Heaven" - Punning in the voice of Eve in the Fjords Review Black American Edition, best known as BAE.
  • "We'll Always Have Negritude" - Originally in Blackbird, an encore presentation of my poem about Black people at the apocalypse appears in SPOOK #4: Afro-Future.

Not a poem, not in a book, but also check out my essay "The Other World Where Everyone Lives" – in which I'm wrestling with how to be compassionate in the face, and to the faces of, racial injustice. It's in the wonderfully precocious Blueshift Journal.