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Claire Schwartz

Claire Schwartz is a PhD candidate in African American Studies and American Studies at Yale. Her poetry has appeared in ApogeeBeloit Poetry JournalThe Massachusetts Review, and Prairie Schooner, and her essays, reviews, and interviews in The Iowa ReviewLos Angeles Review of BooksVirginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, bound (Button Poetry), is forthcoming in January 2018.


In Kaveh Akbar's debut collection, language is not only a homeland, it is also displacement.

Claire Schwartz