Amos, Holly 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
with Mairead Case and Dan Magers
Mars Gallery


I won’t look anyone
in the eye
for three days. Because I am human
I want to compare the train
to a metal cage

– Holly Amos, “I See The X-Ray of the Rescue with 50 BBS in Him”

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Read this interview with Holly Amos from H_NGM_N:

“The Next Big Thing” Interview: Holly Amos

The lovely & oft-cardigan-ed Stephen Danos was tagged for “The Next Big Thing,” a self-interview for writers with recent or forthcoming books. Then Stephen tagged me to answer some questions about my…

And home is a projection of what my mind sees. All wisps. The black pocket we call memory: that which seeks light only to contain it.

– Holly Amos, “The Sky Got Caught In My Hair, If Only Theoretically”

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Watch Holly Amos discuss her work:

Notable Native: Holly Amos

Holly Amos knew from a young age that she wanted to write. She has written everything from journals to her own novel. Now the editorial assistant at Poetry magazine, the Columbia alumna shares her love for the profession and discusses where she hopes to be in the future.

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Holly Amos, the assistant editor of Poetry, published her first full-length collection Continual Guidance of Air in 2016. Her humor writing and poetry has appeared in a variety of publications, including Little Old Lady; Points in Case; Forklift, Ohio; and Prairie Schooner.