Cover Photo: A balloon being held up in the middle of a field
Photograph by Blake Cheek/Unsplash

Forever Atlas with a Balloon

What does a melon dream about as it bathes in tendrils of rainwater, wishing to be invisible?

Karen An-hwei Lee is the author of nine books, including The Maze of Transparencies (Ellipsis 2019), Phyla of Joy (Tupelo 2012), and In Medias Res (Sarabande 2004).  An NEA Fellow, Lee teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Seattle Pacific University and serves as an administrator at Point Loma Nazarene University.