Emily Stokes

Emily Stokes received her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College in 2013 and served as an Artist-in-Residence at the I-Park Foundation during the summer of 2015. Her work has appeared in Nimrod International Journal, Sweet Tree Review, Slice Magazine, The Westchester Review, and [PANK], among others. She currently lives, works, and writes in Philadelphia where her first full-length manuscript is crashing on the couch and looking for a small press to call its home.

Love in the age of lawmaking by Emily Stokes

               “You are free through a freedom with its ribs showing”                                  Joshua Clover A good law is one nobody intends to pray over. Forget once, forget veritas. Love thy sovereignty, prey over a good low one—get it with your fork or tuck into a napkin, […]