Melissa Ginsburg

Melissa Ginsburg is the author of the poetry collection Dear Weather Ghost (Four Way Books, 2013) and the noir novel Sunset City, forthcoming from Ecco Books this year. Her poems have appeared in Fence, Blackbird, Denver Quarterly, Berkeley Poetry Review, and other magazines. She teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

May/June 2016

Emergency

By Melissa Ginsburg

A fast food wrapper blows across the lot. Headlights catch the foil. A slow sabotage turned emergent. A torrent to the synapse house finch freestone peach pleasure cruise drive-thru I […]

May/June 2016

Séance

By Melissa Ginsburg

The buzzard’s broad investigation ripples shadow across scrub, sketching the roots of a thermal. The usual séance. Hawks on the ground. Sphagnum and peat under a bent branch. Icicles fall […]