Black Genealogy: Poems

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Kiki Petrosino

Kiki Petrosino is the author of three books of poetry: Hymn for the Black Terrific (2013), Fort Red Border (2009), and Witch Wife (2017), all from Sarabande Books. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, The New York Times, FENCE, Gulf Coast, Jubilat, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is founder and co-editor of Transom, an independent online poetry journal. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, where she directs the Creative Writing Program.