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Lily Jarman-Reisch

Lily Jarman-Reisch’s poems appear or are forthcoming in CALYX Journal, Collateral, Fourth River, 3rd Wednesday, Light, Mediterranean Poetry, Mobius, One, Pangyrus, Route 7 Review, Rise Up Review, Snapdragon, and other national and international literary journals. A 2023 Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, she is a poetry reviewer for The Los Angeles Review.  She has been a journalist in Washington, D.C., and Athens, Greece, where she lived aboard a small boat she sailed throughout the Aegean and Ionian.  She has also held administrative and teaching positions at the Universities of Michigan and Maryland, sailed across the Atlantic (Spain to the West Indies), and hiked on four continents.  She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and has advanced degrees from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.


Featured Poems

In a Basement In Moscow

Mobius: Journal of Social Change, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2022



Collateral, November 2022


Camino Real

Dewdrop, August 2021


Landing in Is

Third Wednesday, Spring 2022


Table to Dar es Salaam

CALYX Journal, Vol. 33: 3,  February 2023



The Military Review, Vol. 14, Spring/Summer 2021


In a Failed State

1807 Art and Literary Journal, Autumn 2021

Hiss of the Perseids

Snapdragon Journal, Issue 6.4, Winter 2020


In Quarantine

Third Wednesday, Vol. XIII, No. 4, Autumn 2020


Ta Nisia

Last Stanza, "The Outsider," Issue 11, January 2023


Chemo Becomes Me

Light, Winter/Spring 2022


What Does History Smell Like?

Rise Up Review, Winter 2022



The Fourth River, Issue 17, Fall 2021

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