Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, Paula Bohince
Paula Bohince's debut collection begins with a speaker invoking her dead father and unfolds as a kind of mystery novel. Set on a decrepit farm in Pennsylvania, a daughter and father navigate the poverty of their surroundings
Paula Bohince grew up in rural Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and New York University's Graduate Creative Writing Program. Additional poems are forthcoming in The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, and The Yale Review. She received a "Discovery"/The Nation Award in 2007. She has taught at New York University, The New School, and elsewhere.