Sophie Christenberry

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Sophie Christenberry is a poet and waitress from Brooklyn, NY. She has a BA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Earlham College. As a participant in Catapult’s 12-Month Poetry Generator with Angel Nafis, she began her first collection of poetry, Industry Night, a book about labor, intimacy, and the service industry. She is a Scorpio who loves reality television and taking the train to the beach. You can find her on Instagram @millennial_tyler_moore.


Cover Photo: This photograph shows a waitress standing waiting for an order at the kitchen, which is lit with a warm glow
I’m First Cut Today

This poem was written by Sophie Christenberry in a 12-Month Poetry Collection Generator taught by Angel Nafis