SJ Pearce — “Couplet with Federico Garcia Lorca’s ‘Ode to Walt Whitman’” & “Tiraz”


S.J. Pearce is a writer and translator who lives in New York City. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Laurel Review, The Reform Jewish Quarterly, Asymptote, Copihue, Litro, and others; her public-facing literary criticism has appeared in the LA Review of Books, Public Books, and the Washington Post. She was long-listed for the 2021 River Heron Review poetry prize and is a 2023 Best of the Net nominee. Her first chapbook manuscript has been a finalist for chapbook competitions held by the Laurel Review and Omnidawn Press, and was long-listed Verse/Tomaz Salamun Foundation. She was a member of the 2022 cohort of the Brooklyn Poets Mentorship Program.