Ann-Marie Blanchard

A native of Australia, Ann-Marie Blanchard is the Director of Great Books at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University in Louisiana. Ann-Marie was the winner of the 2022 Missouri Review Editors' Prize in Fiction, and her manuscript Homebake was a finalist in the Black Lawrence Immigrant Writing Series. Her work has appeared in Meanjin Quarterly, Westerly, A Public Space, Adroit Journal, Palette Poetry and elsewhere.


In a country, not his country, two might touchdown. She might touch his hand, say, our country. Two might not look back at homes built elsewhere from chicken fat, roaches, water-oak rootedness, and a hope for children. Two might have …

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resc(you) dog

finding words for brothers is like trying to light the stove with scapulas. you chucked my kid body full of watermelon—me, (toy)dog. but i wasn’t a toy anything. feminism must necessarily kick & bite because boys (some boys) girls can’t …

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