Heather Lang


A ghost bike
at East Washington & 2nd
                         tireless. You’d say
For everywhere

we’ve been, we’ve been

there a first time.
A wasp shivers & traces
                  the shadow

of our dog, who is wonder-
fully unafraid.

Author Portrait

Heather Lang’s poetry has recently been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has been published by Cider Press Review, The Del Sol Review, IthacaLit, Jelly Bucket, and Mead. She has reviewed for Atticus Review, Gently Read Literature, and HTMLGIANT. After earning a triple major in English, Chinese, and East Asian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Heather earned her MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s low-residency program. Currently, she serves as Assistant Editor for The Literary Review and works as a freelance copywriter and an adjunct instructor.