Page Starzinger

Page Hill Starzinger

Page Hill Starzinger lives in New York City. Her first full-length poetry book, Vestigial, selected by Lynn Emanuel to win the Barrow Street Book Prize, was published in Fall 2013. Her chapbook, Unshelter, selected by Mary Jo Bang as winner of the Noemi contest, was published in 2009. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Fence, West Branch, Pleiades, Volt, and many others.

Nov/Dec 2016

Speculus

By Page Hill Starzinger

To the man pressing the sonogram over my ovary,    who is saying it’s completely shut down: it is still part of my body it is alive it is mine.    I […]

May/June 2015

Dive-bomb

By Page Hill Starzinger

Swarming from ocean-green shadow,   iridescent turquoise dragonflies gilded copper-silver  —devil’s darning needles— sewing together toes and fingers as we sleep, our eyes shuttered  ”wool-white as sea foam”:  boat people from […]

Winter 2008

Alpha Protein

By Page Hill Starzinger

1. In the world of gift    you can’t have your cake       unless you eat it.     — Hyde) Helix    a curve on any developable surface    screw as long as preload    is […]

Winter 2008

Poultice

By Page Hill Starzinger

1. Such is the pulse at the table under the conversation. Whorled. A spike driven beneath lids and swirled like an eggbeater. Turtles might live indefinitely—turning their hearts off and […]