Nomi Stone is a poet and an anthropologist. Her second collection of poems, Kill Class was released by Tupelo Press in 2019. Winner of a 2018 Pushcart Prize, Stone’s poems appear recently or will soon in POETRY, American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Academy of American Poets’ “Poem-a-Day” series, Bettering American Poetry 2017, The Best American Poetry 2016, Tin House, New England Review, and elsewhere. Kill Class is based on two years of fieldwork she conducted within war trainings in mock Middle Eastern villages erected by the US military across America. She has a PhD in anthropology from Columbia, an MPhil in Middle East Studies from Oxford, an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson and teaches at Princeton University.
Broadsides: “Waiting for Happiness”