Ariel Yelen

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Ariel Yelen is a Brooklyn-based poet. Poems and critical work have been published in The American Poetry Review, Conjunctions, BOMB, No Dear, BOAAT, The Felt, and elsewhere. Her work has been recognized by grants and fellowships from Fine Arts Work Center, Vermont Studio Center, The Yiddish Book Center, and Art Farm. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Rutgers-Newark and is the Associate Editor for Futurepoem, a non-profit publisher of experimental work.

Obsidian after Gala Porras-Kim

Ariel Yelen’s ekphrastic poem, prompted by Gala Porras-Kim’s sculpture group La Mojarra Stela 1

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