Kate Lutzner

Kate Lutzner’s poetry and stories have appeared in such journals as Antioch Review, Poetry Magazine, Mississippi Review, The Brooklyn Rail, BlazeVOX, Atticus Review and Rattle. She has poetry forthcoming at Barrow Street. She was awarded the Robert Frost Poetry Prize by Kenyon College and was the recipient of the Jerome Lowell Dejur Award and the Stark Short Fiction Prize. She holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MFA from City College.


War by Kate Lutzner

  All my enemies, bargaining with God. I see them lined up like needles, ready to aim into me. When I was working in the sex industry, a man injected my thigh with an unknown substance. I am guilty for allowing this, getting paid more for it to happen. Bring […]


Proclivities by Kate Lutzner

  It’s tempting to pine for the past, dream-life and everything pinned with flowers, like a homecoming lapel or an early love who wore it, or watching Children of a Lesser God while being sexual for the first time. This I would describe as having had a difficult time with […]