S. Brook Corfman

S. Brook Corfman (Plays, Poetry) | Pittsburgh, PA

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S. Brook Corfman is the author of Luxury, Blue Lace, chosen by Richard Siken for the Autumn House Rising Writer Prize, and two chapbooks: the letterpress Meteorites from DoubleCross Press and the digital collection of performance pieces The Anima forthcoming from GaussPDF. The recipient of grants and fellowships from Lambda Literary, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council, recent work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Indiana Review, Muzzle, The Offing, Territory, and Quarterly West (Best of the Net Nomination), among other places. Born and raised in Chicago, Sam now lives in a turret in Pittsburgh.


Luxury, Blue Lace (Autumn House Press, 2019). Autumn House Rising Writer Prize. Poetry.
Luxury, Blue Lace (Autumn House Press, 2019). Autumn House Rising Writer Prize. Poetry.


  • Meteorites (DoubleCross Press, 2018). Poetry.
  • The Anima (GaussPDF, 2019). Plays.

Blurbs, Press, & Reviews

“An extraordinary debut…a work of rare beauty and thoughtfulness.”

Publishers Weekly , starred review

Luxury, Blue Lace stay[s] in the reader’s mind long after the final page”

The Adroit Journal

“Expansive, generous, deeply considered, and highly lyric, this book, with its transformations and overlaps, astounds.”

—Richard Siken, author of Crush

“At once luxuriously lyric and theoretically rich, attuned to the heady ambivalence of gender, genre, and time…”

—Cameron Awkward-Rich, author of Sympathetic Little Monster

“The poems linger beautifully on these delicate, precise precipices of knowing and unknowing, and the wet mouth of the desire to remake, never tipping over into folly or disarray.”

—Dawn Lundy Martin, author of Good Stock Strange Blood

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