Read Simone Person's "Prayers to St. Christina Mirabilis" from her chapbook Smoke Girl, The Wardrobe's #BestDressed in May and a 2018 Diode Editions Chapbook Contest winner.
For more information about this year's Diode Editions Book & Chapbook Contests, visit www.diodeeditions.com/contests for submission information.
Read more selections from the chapbook here, on The Wardrobe at The Sundress Blog.
Simone Person is a 2018 Pink Door Women’s Writing Retreat fellow and became the Fiction Editor at Honeysuckle Press in 2019. She is the author of Dislocate, the fiction winner of the 2017 Honeysuckle Press Chapbook Contest, and Smoke Girl, the poetry winner of the 2018 Diode Editions Chapbook Contest. Simone grew up in Michigan and Toledo, Ohio and is a dual MFA/MA in Fiction and African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. She can be found at simoneperson.com and on Twitter and Instagram at @princxporkchop.