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Amy Small-McKinney


BSR Contributor Since November 6, 2010

Amy Small-McKinney is a writer and poet who lives in Blue Bell, Pa.

Amy Small-McKinney's second chapbook, Clear Moon, Frost, was published, in 2009, by Finishing Line Press.

In 2004, her chapbook, Body of Surrender (Finishing Line Press), was showcased at Poet's House in New York. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2004 and again in 2006.

Her work has appeared in a number of journals, including The Cortland Review, The Pedestal Magazine, ForPoetry, Elixir Press, Mad Poets Review, upstreet, Rio Grande Review, and Wild River Review.

Small-McKinney was guest editor for the June 2006 issue of The Pedestal Magazine and interviewed Pulitzer Prize nominee poet, Bruce Smith, for its April 2006 issue.

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I promised my mother....

My father's clothes

What remains of my father

I'm sure this gesture has been repeated a million times by a million women in mourning: a father's coats and shirts and ties and hats, handed over to an uncle or a brother.
Amy Small-McKinney

Amy Small-McKinney

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'From my dreams, I would wake screaming.' (Above: 'The Scream,' by Edward Munch.)

Aftermath of an accident

In fits and starts: The long journey to recovery

At first I thought myself lucky to survive a horrendous auto accident. My scars and broken bones have healed with the passage of time. But the memory loss, the rage, the inability to articulate my feelings— those have lingered much longer.
Amy Small-McKinney

Amy Small-McKinney

Essays 6 minute read