Joy Ladin



I wanted to recognize the shadow I cast,

to cast more light than shadow.





Joy Ladin is the author of nine books of poetry, including last year’s The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems and Fireworks in the Graveyard, and is a two-time Lambda Literary Award finalist for Impersonation and Transmigration.  She holds the Gottesman Chair in English at Yeshiva University.