Many thanks to The Bookends Review for publishing my poem, “Cinders.” Written from the perspective of a character named Joy, “Cinders” is from my work in progress. All the best to everyone who, like Joy, resists patriarchy.

The Bookends Review, an independent creative arts journal, publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, book reviews, and visual/musical works from around the world. Jordan Blum founded the journal in 2012 and is the editor-in-chief and the fiction editor. Anannya Uberoi and Katrenia Busch are the poetry editors.

Read “Cinders”