Joan Houlihan

Joan Houlihan

Joan Houlihan’s fifth collection of poetry, Shadow-feast, will be published by Four Way Books in 2018.  Her other books are: Hand-Held Executions, The Mending Worm, The Us, and Ay. She is Professor of Practice in Poetry at Clark University and also teaches in the Low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program at Lesley University, both in Massachusetts. She is founding director of the Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference.

  • AS IN A SACK | STILL HEARD | BREATH THEY COULDN’T

    AS IN A SACK held shut by cord,