'Voyage of the Sable Venus' by Robin Coste Lewis

The first time that I picked up Voyage of the Sable Venus by Robin Coste Lewis was shortly after its release, in a New York City bookstore. I flipped through the book’s pages, read a couple poems, and then moved on (walking out of the store empty-handed). The second time that I encountered Voyage of… read more

Robin Coste Lewis, "The Mothers"

This week, two poems by Robin Coste Lewis.

Lewis is a Provost’s Fellow in the Creative Writing & Literature PhD Program at USC. A Cave Canem Fellow, she received her MFA from New York University’s Creative Writing Program where she was a Goldwater Fellow in poetry. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including The Massachusetts Review, Calalloo, and VIDA. … read more