Contributors / December 2016 (Issue 34)

Three-Night Stand

by James Shea

Dream of a skinned-alive tiger,
its flesh gleaming, stepping
inside an ill-fitting tiger suit,
one foot not fully in its foot.
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 James Shea is the author of two poetry collections, The Lost Novel and Star in the Eye. A graduate from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has taught poetry writing at Nebraska Wesleyan University, University of Chicago, Columbia College Chicago’s MFA Program in Poetry, and DePaul University. A former Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong, he is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University. Shea will serve as one of the guest editors for Cha's "Writing Japan" Issue (June 2017) [Cha profile]
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