sam sax

sam sax is a queer, jewish, writer & educator. The author of Madness, winner of The National Poetry Series, and ‘Bury It’ winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. He’s the poetry editor at BOAAT Press, a 2018 + Ruth Lilly Fellow from The Poetry Foundation & currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.


Lord—is self harm ever devotional or
Is it always a form of possession?


"...saw a man break down weeping"