Soraya Shalforoosh has been featured in the Emerging Poets Series of American Poets, the journal of the Academy of American Poets; and her poems and reviews have appeared in many publications. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. She is the author of THIS VERSION OF EARTH (Barrow Street Press, 2014).
Daddies and Divas: MICHAEL MONTLACK with Soraya Shalforoosh
Montlack reminds us of the powers of the other kinds of mothers and fathers. We read this intimacy in "Masculinity" when he says, "I learned its meaning from my mother. / Warm / like the compress / I steadied / against her stoma."