Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart (Persea Books, 2005); Apocalyptic Swing (Persea Books, 2009), a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize; and Rocket Fantastic (Persea Books, 2017), winner of the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. Calvocoressi is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award; a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa, Texas, the Bernard F. Conners Prize for Poetry from The Paris Review, and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation.  Calvocoressi’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in numerous magazines and journals, including The Baffler, The New York Times, Poetry Magazine, Boston Review, The Kenyon Review, Tin House, and The New Yorker.

The Hybrid Lyric

Sep/Oct 2017

[I like it when]

By Gabrielle Calvocoressi

I like it whentouches me there, right above the forehead           with whose whole palm and moves whose hand along my skull until it rests below my neck           and sort of […]

Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of the forthcoming Rocket Fantastic. She is editor at large at Los Angeles Review of Books and a founding curator at Voluble, a digital makers’ […]