Lisa Hiton

Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston University and an M.Ed. in Arts in Education from Harvard University. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Linebreak, The Paris-American, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Denver Quarterly, New South, and LAMBDA Literary among others. She has received the AWP Kurt Brown Prize, the Esther B Kahn Scholarship from 24Pearl Street at the Fine Arts Work Center, and two nominations for the Pushcart Prize. She is the author of the chapbook, Variation on Testimony (CutBank 2017). She is the Senior Poetry Editor of the Adroit Journal and the Interviews Editor of Cosmonauts Avenue.


THE DWELLING PLACE (or SCORING THE DEATH OF THE FIRSTBORN) by Lisa Hiton

              Έτσι, με την αναμονή, οι νύχτες μας έχουν επιμηκυνθεί           Μέχρι το τραγούδι έχει ριζώσει και να αναπτυχθεί σαν ένα δέντρο.           Και εκείνοι στη φυλακή, ω μητέρα, και αυτές μακριά στην εξορία     […]