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Erica Dawson

Erica Dawson is the author of two books of poetry: The Small Blades Hurt and Big-Eyed Afraid. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, Poetry: A Pocket Anthology, Virginia Quarterly Review, Barrow Street, and other journals and anthologies. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tampa.

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The Principal Beauty of At the Fishhouses

      I love Elizabeth Bishop’s love of travel. I admire her ability to place us in a familiar environment and then, seamlessly, transport us somewhere exotic. I moved to Tampa, Florida, almost four years ago and still find…