Dereliction by Gabrielle Rucker
Gabrielle Octavia Rucker is a self-taught writer and poet from the Great Lakes currently living in the Gulf Coast. From time to time, she works as an educator leading workshops on interdisciplinary ecopoetics and asemic writing. She is admittedly prone to illegible or formless (read: informal) thought structures and ways of being and infrequently considers herself to be a surrealist. Her writing has appeared in various media and publications, including the Sundance Film Festival, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day series and more. She is a 2020 Poetry Project Fellow and 2016 Kimbilio Fiction Fellow. Dereliction, is her first full-length collection of poetry.