Posts Published by Gnaomi Siemens

Gnaomi Siemens is a poet and translator based in New York City. She has read her translations at The British Library’s Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition in London, was selected by The Poetry Society of New York for a residency at the iconic Mid-Manhattan branch of The New York Public Library, and was a 2019 ALTA Travel Fellow. Her manuscript, The Errant, was a 2020 finalist for The X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize.


Keening nuns turn to boreal fiends on their tidal island, filing through blind arcades fighting nor’easters. Heading chapel wise their habits keep their foreheads cozy. But the altar has gone green. The girls drop their…

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