Sophie Klahr

Sophie Klahr’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of Two Open Doors in a Field (Backwaters Press), and Meet Me Here at Dawn (YesYes Books), and coauthor of There is Only One Ghost in the World, forthcoming from Fiction Collective 2 in fall 2023.


Water is a symbol of God’s MERCY on the earth. My lecture notes are full of capitalized words: Acidification is melting the BONES of the ocean. . . .