Click here to read this week’s poem: “On a Job Posting for a Copepod Collector” by Martha Silano.
Martha Silano is the author of Reckless Lovely (Saturnalia Books 2014), The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception (Saturnalia Books 2011), and with Kelli Russell Agodon The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice (Two Sylvias Press 2013). Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, North American Review, The American Poetry Review, Orion, and Ecotone. She received an MFA from the University of Washington and lives in Seattle, where she is an English instructor and magazine editor. She serves as the poetry editor for Crab Creek Review and is the curator of Beacon Bards, a monthly poetry reading series in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle. She can be found online at Blue Positive.