poetry

Writing

Kimberly Grey is the author of three books:

A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing: Hybrid Essays
Forthcoming in 2023

Systems for the Future of Feeling: Poems
Persea Books, 2020

The Opposite of Light: Poems
Persea Books, 2016
Winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

“Devastation” and “Derivation” two excerpts from A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing
First published in New England Review and then on Lit Hub

Three Excerpts from A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing
First published in Adroit Journal

“Conjugation” an excerpt from A Mother Is an Intellectual Thing
First published in The Kenyon Review

From The Broken Mother Sonnets
First published as a feature in Plume

From The Broken Mother Sonnets
First published in On The Seawall

“Unsystem the System”
First published in Narrative Magazine

KR Conversations
An Interview with The Kenyon Review

“Wound! Out from Behind Two Crouching Masses of the World the Word Leapt”
First published in The Southern Review and now at Poetry Society of America

“We are Mostly Merciful”
First published in The Kenyon Review

“A System of Holding”
First published in jubilat and on Verse Daily

“A Difficult System”
First Published in The Collapsar

“How We Take Our Grief”
First published in Blackbird

“The First Marriage”
First published by Boston Review

“No System for Grief”
First published in Linebreak

“What We Have Lost”
First published in Columbia Poetry Review

“A Tender System”
First published in Sundog Lit

“System of Rhetoric” and “System of Reason”
First published in The Paris-American

“Consoling System” and “What’s Happening”
First published in A Public Space

“System of After”
First Published in The Harlequin

“We Are Mostly Alright”
First published in Quarterly West

“Somehow, We are a We”
First published in The Southern Review and on Verse Daily

“Conjugating”
First published in Black Warrior Review and on Verse Daily

“X Y”
First published in TriQuarterly

“Conditional Dreaming”
First published in Linebreak

“Of Largeness”
First published in Guernica

“Modern Sentences”
First published in Linebreak

“To Grieve in Other Verbs”
First published in The Awl