Emily Mohn-Slate

Emily Mohn-Slate’s recent poems are forthcoming or have appeared in New Ohio Review, Crab Orchard Review, Muzzle Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, Radar Poetry, and elsewhere. Her manuscript, The Falls, was a finalist for the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize offered by University of Pittsburgh Press. She teaches creative writing at Chatham University and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.



Landscape with Dream, Deer


The man who left me

returns as a deer


black eyes

rich as dirt


insisting on



his belly speckled

and wild



I am not able

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