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Aaron McCollough

AARON MCCOLLOUGH is the author of Underlight (Ugly Duckling Press, 2012), No Grave Can Hold My Body Down (Ahsahta Press, 2006), Double Venus (Salt Publishing, 2003), and Welkin (Ahsahta Press, 2002), winner of the First Sawtooth Poetry Prize. He has a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Michigan and an M.F.A. in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Strife Between the Tinctures

Carmen Giménez Smith’s fourth full-length book of poems, Milk & Filth, explicitly positions itself as part of the third-wave feminist project commonly called “The Gurlesque,” and my reading of her book is, in part, a reading of that broader project.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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