Sam Sax


Sam Sax is the author of Madness (Penguin, 2017), winner of the National Poetry Series, selected by Terrance Hayes. His second book, Bury It, will be out on Wesleyan University Press in 2018.

Nation Poetry

Xenotransplantation Xenotransplantation

Sep 5, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Sam Sax

Ode to the Belt

Ode to the Belt Ode to the Belt

it’s clear the future does not bode well for the living my man wont let me forget where leather comes from the engineered animal bent over in chemical grass the slit thing hanged &…

Apr 19, 2018 / Books & the Arts / Sam Sax


Seeing Mars, Seeing Red Seeing Mars, Seeing Red

As the climate warms and this planet of ours continues sprinting toward extinction, we’re seeing the cultural fixation with Mars take center stage.

Nov 19, 2016 / Sam Sax