Ask The Author: Sophie Klahr

“Say When” from Sophie Klahr was published in the February Issue. You should read it now.

1. What animals, real or otherwise, is a woman made out of?

Sneaky ones.

2. Which crime would you prefer not to contain?

I contain all possible crimes.

3. What question should I contain? Why?

What else is possible? Why this is a good question should be self-evident.

4. How would you reduce the amount of arson in poetry?

I wouldn’t. I’m always glad to see a poem on fire.

5. Fill in the blank: Your body is a ________.


6. What is the weirdest thing you’ve prayed for? Did you get it?

Oh, I got it alright.