What inspires you in this poem? Artist Cheryl Gross: “Niece” reminded me of my childhood, growing up as a tomboy. Split gender, not quite fitting in. What surprised you when you saw the poem and art together? Poet Jennifer Gravley: The halved people–which really shouldn’t have been surprising, but there you go.
Collaborators: Poet Jennifer Gravley makes her way in Columbia, Missouri. Her work has recently appeared in Sou’wester, New Delta Review, and The Fourth River. Artist Cheryl Gross, who was recently awarded Winner Best Poetry Film at the Ó bháal Film Competition.