“Encounters” by Katie Bowler Young (Poetry ’07)

Poetry alumn Katie Bowler Young was recently featured in LEON Literary Review. Read an excerpt and find a link to the full text below:


The anthropologist wanted to share a family story
he wrote about potters in Chulucanas, in a valley in Peru,
two days away from home. I sent pocket money

to Juan Pablo, he says before I ask what it meant
to Juan Pablo’s father for his family to appear in a book
that was short-listed, won prizes. And what is it like
for the anthropologist to love another man’s son,

Continue reading here:  Katie Bowler Young | LEON