Victoria Chang’s most recent book is OBIT, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2020. OBIT received the Anisfield-Wolf Book Prize, the PEN Voelcker Award in Poetry, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Book Award and the Griffin Poetry Prize. Chang’s other poetry books are Barbie Chang, The Boss, Salvinia Molesta, and Circle. She lives in Los Angeles.
Mark’s wife kept a lot of wine around the house, bottles with cutesy names she found so funny, Cupcake Chardonnay and Cardinal Zin,Don’t Talk Back Malbec and Life’s a Cabernet, wine that he’d drank in excess since last Tuesday, a glass, usually, maybe two, became three, maybe six.