Christine Gosnay

Christine Gosnay’s first book, Even Years, published by Kent State University Press in 2017, won the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. Her chapbook The Wanderer is the 2019 title in Beloit Poetry Journal’s Chad Walsh Chapbook Series, and her poetry has appeared recently in Poetry, Image Journal, and Bennington Review. She studies classics at the University of Maryland.

New State

When I am in a strange place,
the pain of our separation is conceptual.
I sit and play at guessing
how far away the thunderhead,