Visceral, playful, and lyrical, GLOWING ANIMALS inhabits a place that is both fairytale and startlingly familiar. From grocery stores to outer space, robots to clairvoyants, marriage to foxes, these poems explore love, motherhood, family, and the siren-songs we sing in this strange, unruly world.
Amanda Hartzell is the author of The Heart Never Pretends to Be a Beautiful Muscle (Finishing Line Press, 20203). Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and appears in Breakwater Review, Carve Magazine, The Knicknackery, and New Letters, among others. She holds an MFA from Emerson College in Boston. Originally from eastern PA, she now lives and writes in Seattle with her husband, two children, and their dog.