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sam sax

sam sax is a queer, jewish writer and educator. They’re the author of Madness (Penguin Books, 2017), winner of The National Poetry Series, and Bury It (Wesleyan University Press, 2018), winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. They’re the two-time Bay Area Grand Slam Champion with poems published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Poetry, Granta, and elsewhere. sax has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, Yaddo, Lambda Literary Foundation, and MacDowell, and is currently serving as an ITALIC Lecturer at Stanford University.

July/Aug 2017

Theia Mania

By sam sax

plato said some shit & here we are rats in chemical rapturedrones of light this state of minda fevered state a matter of nation i know no godbut am frenzied […]