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“Dowsing Rod” by Jessica Elsaesser

Esopus 17 (Fall 2011)


By Jessica Elsaesser

A suite of eight resonant new poems by the emerging Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and publisher.

Jessica Elsaesser graduated from Pratt Institute with a B.F.A. in writing for publication, performance, and media in 2007. Since 2009, she has been the editor of Central Booking magazine, a periodical on book arts, and she recently formed A Wrecked Tangle Press with Alaska L. McFadden. Elsaesser’s poetry has been published in Gift magazine, Moonsho, and the Center for Book Arts Broadside Poetry Series; it is in the collections of Swarthmore College, Skidmore College, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Baylor University, and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.