Carlie Hoffman

Carlie Hoffman is the recipient of a 92Y/Discovery Poetry Prize, an Amy Award from Poets & Writers and was listed as one of Narrative Magazine‘s 30 below 30 poets. She was awarded second place for poetry for the Writer’s Digest Annual competition. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in New England Review, North American Review, TriQuarterly, Bennington Review, Boston Review, Ninth Letter, WomenArts Quarterly Journal and elsewhere.

After by Carlie Hoffman

    She lifts them one by one from buckets fishermen brought from Kopavogur–today, brown trout, tomorrow, char–after rinsing each one separately, peeling scum and dirt from the skin, they will still keep that same bewildered expression on their faces as she positions their forms in ice. What happens in […]