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E. J. Koh

E.J. Koh is the recipient of the 2016 Pleiades Press Editors Prize for her forthcoming​ collection of poems A Lesser Love. Her poems​ and translations​ have appeared in World Literature Today, TriQuarterly, Southeast Review, Columbia Review, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from Kundiman, The MacDowell Colony, Napa Valley Writers’​ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, and the Jack Straw Writers Program. She lives in Seattle.

10224682975_ef83bd00ee_z Poetry

At Icicle Creek, I find the fox dead and gray.
I see a woman standing over his corpse.

Her tail whips behind her, stirring air.
I pray to be harmless.

E. J. Koh