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Julia Klatt Singer

Julia Klatt Singer 2017
Julia Klatt Singer has two books of poetry, a chapbook and a set of short stories published. ('A Tangled Path to Heaven' and 'Untranslatable' by North Star Press, 'In the Dreamed of Places' by Naissance Press, and '12 Branches: Stories from St. Paul' by Coffee House Press.)
When not writing poetry, she is the poet in residence at Grace Nursery School. Yes, that's right, she writes poetry with 3 to 5 year-olds. (They write it, she just put the words down for them). And she works as a visiting writer in the schools through Compas.

Julia's microchaps & selected poems are available below. 

Origami Microchap

Selected Poem(s)


Julia Klatt Singer TWT LoteriaCover art: 'La Corona' by author

Las Estrellas

I want to divide blue

the way you do. Be the

filament that sets day apart

from night, land from air,

longing from love. 

I want to be the air that moves you,

be the burning song you sing.

Julia Klatt Singer © 2017

A Small Promise at Your Door



Julia Klatt Singer CVR Small Promise at Your Door 2017

Cover art by author


The Map of our World

We mapped out our world
in the empty lot.
Scratched our love
into the dirt.
When the rain came
let it river, let it glisten
on our skin.

Julia Klatt Singer © 2017