Maura Stanton

Maura Stanton won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition for Snow On Snow. Her most recent book of poetry, Immortal Sofa, was published by the University of Illinois Press. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in the Southwest Review, the Atlantic Monthly, the Yale Review, the Hudson Review, and the Southern Poetry Review. Her short story “Oh Shenandoah” appears in The PEN / O. Henry Prize Stories 2014.

Poetry  – 

Global Warming

He looks up from his magazine at the beach ball globe floating near the edge of the pool. The familiar pink and blue and yellow continents painted across turquoise seas look like harmless flowers….