Cate Lycurgus

Cate Lycurgus’s poetry appears or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Tin House, Third Coast, and elsewhere. A 2014 Ruth Lilly Fellowship finalist, she has also received scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers’ conferences, and was recently named one of Narrative’s 30 Below 30 featured writers. Cate lives south of San Francisco, California, where she edits interviews for 32 Poems and teaches professional writing.

Fabric of the Cosmos

Fresh purl in our worsted galaxy, / I envy your blue amassing dust, knit / of organs just begun to ruck the weave— / so new off-needle. . . .