Carolyn Guinzio

from Ozark Crows

The hour

The murder

The heart

The b(r)ead

The silence


Carolyn Guinzio’s fourth book, Spine, was published early this year by Parlor Press. Her third book, Spoke & Dark, (Red Hen, 2012) won the To The Lighthouse/A Room Of Her Own Prize. Her two earlier books are West Pullman (winner of the Bordighera Poetry Prize) and Quarry (Parlor, 2008). Her work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in Agni, Bomb, Blackbird, Boston Review, Entropy, Harvard Review, New American Writing, The New Yorker, Plume, Thrush, Vassar Review, and many other journals. She is the text editor of YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing & Images By Women ( Her website is carolynguinzio.