by Julie Marie Wade
My first asylum. Every other night after
A three-time Pushcart-Prize nominee, Julie Marie Wade has received the Chicago Literary Award in Poetry, the Gulf Coast Nonfiction Prize, the Oscar Wilde Poetry Prize, and the Literal Latte Nonfiction Award. She completed a Master of Arts in English at Western Washington University in 2003 and a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. She lives with Angie and their two cats in rural Ohio, where she teaches humanities at a college preparatory boarding school.
artwork by Jenny Ostraff. Hoping. Intaglio print. 2007.