Emari DiGiorgio

Emari DiGiorgio is the author of Girl Torpedo (Agape, 2018), the winner of the 2017 Numinous Orison, Luminous Origin Literary Award, and The Things a Body Might Become (Five Oaks Press, 2017). She’s the recipient of the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, the Ellen La Forge Memorial Poetry Prize, the Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, RHINO’s Founder’s Prize, the Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award, and a poetry fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She’s received residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, Sundress Academy of the Arts, and Rivendell Writers’ Colony. She teaches at Stockton University, is a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Poet, and hosts World Above, a monthly reading series in Atlantic City, NJ.


“Being black in between”: Reading Roberto Carlos Garcia’s black/Maybe: An Afro Lyric as a Salve for Melancolía – by Emari DiGiorgio

In the author’s note to Roberto Carlos Garcia’s debut collection Melancolía (Červená Barva Press, 2016), Garcia defines melancolía as that which “makes poets long for things that have been, that have yet to pass, and that might have never existed,” as well as a “thirst for joy and...pain...the shame of […]


Beating Back the Images Burned on Our Brainpans: A Review of Jane Satterfield’s Apocalypse Mix

Jane Satterfield’s Apocalypse Mix is a time capsule of the pre-Trump global political landscape that documents the ways in which the military-industrial complex has been normalized and stitched into the fabric of our lives. These poems trace the commodification of both war and its opposition, from the “renewable fashion for […]