Josephine Yu’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the Beloit Poetry Journal, 32 Poems, Best New Poets 2008, Crab Orchard Review, Meridian, TriQuarterly, New Letters, The Southern Review, River Styx, Nimrod, and elsewhere. She has been honored with Meridian’s 2010 Editor’s Prize, the New Letters 2010 Poetry Award, New Letters 2010–2011 Readers Award for Poetry, and multiple Pushcart Prize nominations.
Josephine Yu: Postcard From the Sapelo River
It’s true, the weather is beautiful, cool enough for a sleeve, and almost cloudless, the wind rocking the warm planks of the dock where I play backgammon with my host and eat sandwiches in crustless triangles. After lunch I read on the porch, an afghan smoothed over my knees and a highball perched on a […]