Jane Huffman
Jane Huffman Jane Huffman is a third-year fellow at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she completed her MFA in poetry in 2017. Recent poems are featured or forthcoming in Ninth Letter, New South, concīs, phoebe, Third Coast, Hobart, and elsewhere, and she is a 2018 Willapa Bay artist-in-residence. She serves is the co-founder/editor-in-chief of Guesthouse, a new literary journal.

Sestina, Spilling Over

Late afternoon & my brother and I are moving through the strewn hallways of the future. The ceiling is unadorned, & a cloud of sulfur hangs from it, benign and low, wetting our eyes. My brother holds an unlit cigarette in his mouth, a loose screw. A needle protrudes from his arm...

Van Gogh, a Venn Diagram

On the one hand, there’s what he painted first, the sound of (yellow leaving the season, the surface in the water pitcher rising, green glass shutters, a series of open-ended) questions. His bedroom in Arles (was all imagination and fir) teemed with angular intrigue: two doors, two windows, cooler kinds (of air...