An Excerpt from

Litany for the Long Moment

by Mary-Kim Arnold


MARY-KIM ARNOLD is the author of Litany for the Long Moment, winner of 2016 Essay Press Open Book Prize. A multidisciplinary artist, writer, and teacher, her work has appeared in a number of literary and art journals, including Tin House, The Georgia Review, and Hyperallergic. She has received fellowships from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts and the Rhode Island Foundation. She holds graduate degrees from Vermont College of Fine Arts and Brown University, where she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, and lives in Rhode Island.