Dorian Corey was a drag performer featured in the 1990 documentary Paris is Burning. After Corey’s death, police discovered the body of Robert Whorley among his belongings. Buddy, this body’s rotten outside in. Man, the stink! Who could’ve forgotten it, mummied-up in shrink wrap and a garment bag in the walk-in closet of New York’s […]
Will Cordeiro: Bats
Inside the cave the whole horde’s hung. Asleep, they’re like a butchers’ rack of meat; newborns dangling inside thin wings’ furred sacs, they wake—pulse—squirm. Stalagmites bud with drips. A tunnel chokes, a ragged snag rips out its gaping mouth: smug, crinkled mugs all snuffle up, up into the shrieking light to seek the thrill, the […]
Will Cordeiro received his MFA and Ph.D. from Cornell University. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in Birdfeast, DIAGRAM, Literary Orphans, New Madrid, Souvenir, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he is a faculty member in the Honors Program at Northern Arizona University.