Brenna Womer

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Brenna Womer is an experimental prose writer and poet. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Louisiana State University and a contributing editor at Story Magazine. She holds an MA in English from Missouri State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Northern Michigan University. Brenna is the author of the cross-genre chapbook ATYPICAL CELLS OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE (C&R Press, 2018) and the full-length collection HONEYPOT (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019). Her work has appeared in The Normal School, Indiana Review, DIAGRAM, The Rumpus, and elsewhere.

Prior to her most recent migrations, Brenna was an Air Force kid born in England, where her father’s side still resides in Cambridge. She lived on bases in California,
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“I was— am— terrified of being owned. By a god or a man or a child or a place. By anyone or anything but myself.”
Brenna Womer, Atypical Cells of Undetermined Significance

“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
Oscar Wilde

“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

“When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.”
Albert Einstein

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”
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