Tarfia Faizullah

Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam, winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. The daughter of Bangladeshi parents, Faizullah was raised in Midland, Texas, and now lives in Detroit.

September 22, 2014

A poem from the summer 2014 issue.

I turn on the porchlight
so the insects will come,
so my skin that drank of you
can marvel at how
quickly it becomes enraged,
a luscious feast. I'm waiting

September 30, 2014

An installment in our ongoing series, Poetry in Place, a symposium for Southern poets to consider the question, "What does it mean to be a poet of the 'New' South?"