Kimberly Nguyen

Kimberly Nguyen is the author of ghost in the stalks (self-published, 2019) and Here I Am Burn Me (Write Bloody Publishing, 2022). A recipient of fellowships from PEN America Emerging Voices and the Poetry Coalition, Nguyen has earned Best of the Net recognition and a Beatrice Daw Brown Prize for her work. diaCRITICS, The Journal, Muzzle Magazine, and The Minnesota Review have featured her poems. A proud Nebraskan native, she currently resides in New York City.

pregnant pauses

floating nightmares / two cupped hands, asking / to be filled