Mary Di Lucia
MARY DI LUCIA is the author of Accompaniments, a collection of stories inspired by photographs of St. Petersburg (Red Hook Editions, 2017). Some of her collaborations with Laura F. Gibellini include Makhonjwa at St. Mary's Grand Gallery (2016); Acompañmiento in De Rerum Natura at SLOWTRACK, Madrid, 2014;Which One Swears Exists at ISCP, 2013; andAll It Could Have Beenin Construyendo un lugar/Constructing a Place, 2012. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and featured on Poetry Daily;she was a New York Times Foundation Fellow at New York University and the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Switzerland, and she holds a doctorate in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. She is a guest tutor at St. John's College in Santa Fe and is on the faculty of the Language & Thinking Program at Bard College.
First—a small line, traced on the wheel of a bicycle in a special ink. The bike was ridden throughout the town. Every sidewalk was marked with the line; it was feathered in shape, as if fallen from a small goose or large dove.