Callie Siskel lives in Baltimore and teaches creative writing at Johns Hopkins University, where she received her MFA in May 2013. Her poems appear and are forthcoming in The Yale Review, 32 Poems, Passages North, The New Criterion, The Hopkins Review, and other journals. She is currently working on her first book of poems.
Nightmares and Mornings in Appalachia
A Newtonian plot filled with drugs, prostitution, and violence keeps this brutal debut novel in a state of motion at the expense of emotion. Young God feels simultaneously electric and blank....