POETRY April 2, 2021

A Cat’s Obituary

Brittney Scott’s first poetry collection, The Derelict Daughter (2018), won the New American Poetry Prize. She is a recipient of the Joy Harjo Prize for Poetry, as well as the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Best New Poets, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, The New Republic, Narrative Magazine, Cincinnati Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Linebreak, and elsewhere. She teaches English and world literature at John Tyler Community College in Richmond, Virginia.