Schomburg’s newest book, Fjords, Vol. 1 holds true to this idea of finding familiarity in a parallel consciousness. Just because the poems often work in a seemingly private dreamscape, doesn’t mean you aren’t invited to into the strangeness, asked to ascend and descend into the illusory.
Kelly Forsythe is currently living and writing in Chicago. She has reviews and poems published or forthcoming in the Los Angeles Review, The Minnesota Review and NewCity Magazine. This fall she was featured in American Poet as part of the 2011 "Emerging Poet" series by the Academy of American Poets. Kelly works for Copper Canyon Press.