Author: Knar Gavin

Knar Gavin (they/any) is a doctoral candidate and Poetic Practice Fellow in English at the University of Pennsylvania. Their research attends to representations of environmental crisis in late 20th- and 21st-century poetry and poetics, and they are especially drawn toward engaging the prefigurative political possibilities that emerge in works of docu- and eco-poetry to contend with US imperial power. Knar is a co-creator of the covidXclimate project at the Penn Program for Environmental Humanities, and their 2019 poetry chapbook Vela. is available through the Operating System. You can find their recent essay on the idiom of “climate grief” in Annulet: A Journal of Poetics.