Jennifer Chapis

Jennifer Chapis has published poems with Best New Poets 2005 and 2006, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hotel Amerika, The Iowa Review, McSweeney’s, Quarterly West, and others. She was the 2005 recipient of the Florida Review Editor’s Prize and the GSU Review Poetry Prize judged by Thomas Lux. A chapbook, The Beekeeper’s Departure, is forthcoming with Backwards City Press ( Jennifer is an Editor with Nightboat Books (

Jennifer Chapis’ “Fish Whisper,” “The Arc of Air,” and “Rain Lost at Sea” appear in Caketrain Issue 04.

Caketrain is a literary journal and press based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our interest is in bringing you, reader, the very best in contemporary creative writing, full stop. Our goals are for each issue of our journal to submerge you in a birthing tank for gelatinous language monsters, young masses of tentacular foci undulating as directed (in all, at once) by our eclectic stable of contributors; for each new book we publish to seduce and ensnare you, sometimes intangibly, always undeniably; and for you, reader, to be able to draw at least one passage from our banks that prods your mind with such precision and power that it feels as if it was written for your eyes alone. To wit and to whet, here is a snippet, a slight nip of our delicious lit mix:

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ISSN 1547-6839.

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