Kim Chinquee
Contributor History

Kim Chinquee is the author of Oh Baby (Ravenna Press) and Pretty (White Pine Press). Her work has appeared in NOON, Denver Quarterly, Mississippi Review, Fiction, Notre Dame Review, New York Tyrant, elimae, and several other journals. She is the recipient of a Puschart Prize and a Henfield Prize, and lives in Buffalo, New York.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


December 12, 2017
O moon my pin-up,
how I wish I were a woman frescoed

in a loose dress, pulled by the hair
to heaven. Or Titian’s voluptuous Virgin

rising above everyone who tries to touch her.
November 21, 2017
My neighbors convened a kangaroo court. The charge against me was stealing newspapers. I contended that after 9:00 am they were artifacts not news and were therefore fair game under international archaeological conventions.
October 31, 2017
Like you were always
waiting in line for something
just vaguely wanted. What makes us

more human than waiting.