Arielle Greenberg

most recent books are the poetry collection Slice (Coconut Books, 2015) and the creative nonfiction book Locally Made Panties (Ricochet Editions, 2016).

She is coauthor, with Rachel Zucker, of Home/Birth: A Poemic, and coeditor of four anthologies, including the forthcoming Electric Gurlesque, coedited with Becca Klaver. Greenberg writes a column on contemporary poetics for the American Poetry Review and edits the series (K)ink: Writing While Deviant for the Rumpus. She lives in Maine, where she teaches in the community and in the Oregon State University-Cascades MFA program.


on the gurlesque

In Gurlesque poems, the words luxuriate: they roll around in the sensual while avoiding the sharpness of overt messages, preferring the curve of sly mockery to theory or revelation.


Nothing to see here, it seems.


Nothing to see here, it seems.