the body, numb
Melissa Frederick is a PhD candidate at Temple University. Her work has appeared in Mythic Delirium, Star*Line, Astropoetica, Crab Orchard Review, Philadelphia Stories, and Mid-American Review, and is forthcoming in Strange Horizons and Abyss & Apex. Her poetry chapbook, She, was published by Finishing Line Press. She is a 2011 Rhysling Award nominee.