Darren Higgins

Darren Higgins is a writer, editor, and artist living in Waterbury Center, Vermont. A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts, Darren has contributed essays, reviews, interviews, and commentaries to Numero Cinq, Jacket2, Poetry International, and Vermont Public Radio. His poems and stories have appeared in The Iowa Review, La Fovea, Quick Fiction, RAZED, Cosmonauts Avenue, Treehouse, and elsewhere.

Altruism by Darren Higgins

    The vampire bat listens for a vein. Heads pounding, we seek each other in the fragrant room. When the vertigo loosens I can hear myself clearly: Cold sweat, blood hurrying toward the hive in my chest. In the dark and cold everything dreams of warmth. Who carries it. […]