Author: Leigh Ann Couch

Works Published by UNT Press

Every Lash

— Vol. 28: of Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry

Published: April, 2021  Pages: 92 

This collection’s title-as in tether, strike, eyelash, welt-is a nod to the fluidity of language and the foolish penchant we have for naming things, including ourselves. The poems refuse to navigate, choosing instead to face head-on the snares of gender, patriarchy, and parenting. In the closing environmental poems of farewell, the speaker regains communion with nature through the aging body. more... about Every Lash

  • Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 2020