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Night Sky with Blue Silo and a Bonfire

Poetry Idra Novey

We leaned into the weedfire / with all the wavering love we could endure receiving / from each other.

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Idra Novey is a novelist, poet and translator. Her third novel, Take What You Need, is forthcoming from Viking. Her co-translation with Ahmad Nadalizadeh of Iranian poet Garous Abdolmalekian, Lean Against This Late Hour (Penguin), was a finalist for the 2020 PEN Poetry in Translation Prize. She teaches fiction at Princeton University.


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