Miriam Bird Greenberg

Miriam Bird Greenberg is a poet with a fieldwork-derived practice and the author of In the Volcano’s Mouth, which won the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and the limited-edition letterpress artist book The Other World. Miriam’s work on economic migrants, hitchhikers, and hobos living on the margins of the United States has appeared in Granta, Poetry, and elsewhere.

Here let me stand. Let me look at the fog a little, / its striations cast by Fresnel lens. In the dark an otter / I cannot see, swimming • where sea troubles the sand. . . .