Nicole Callihan

Nicole Callihan’s latest book is Translucence (Indolent Press), a dual-language, cross-culture collaboration with Palestinian poet Samar Abdel Jaber. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Tin House, PEN America, Copper Nickel, and as a Poem-a-Day selection from the Academy of American Poets. She lives in Brooklyn and at

  • grief being a swatch of blue & grief being that song from childhood & grief being a pitched tent

    a rectangle in an unborn son’s room
  • Snow, an essay and The Day After the Day Without a Yesterday

    Or, the winter I kept being turned into a pillar of salt.
  • Song

    It wasn’t a goat’s head swaying in the tree. It was a ferret