The Deaf Woman and Silence

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Sylvia Byrne Pollack’s poems have appeared in Floating Bridge Review, Crab Creek Review, Clover, and Antiphon, as well as other print and online journals. A two-time Pushcart nominee, she won the 2013 Mason’s Road Winter Literary Award and was a medalist for the 2014 inaugural Russell Prize. Her chapbook manuscript, Overheard: The Deaf Woman Poems was a 2018 finalist for the Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize. She is currently creating new work as a 2019 Jack Straw Writing Fellow.

Photograph by Alexa.

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