Mary Kate Azcuy

Mary Kate Azcuy

Mary Kate Azcuy is writing a series of creative nonfiction essays about her childhood. Her poetry has recently appeared in the Mayo Review, the Exquisite Corpse, and To This Broken Shore. She studied creative writing at Princeton, NYU, and Drew University and is the recipient of two AIRIE Fellowships in the Everglades. Her book on Louise Glück’s mythic Averno is forthcoming. Azcuy is an associate professor of English at Monmouth University.

The Red Snowsuit

By Mary Kate Azcuy

For my oldest brother, Charles In the mid-1960s, my family lived in a northern New Jersey steel-gray, shingle-style colonial. My memories of early childhood are like Van Gogh’s dreary, early […]