Caylin Capra-Thomas /
June 27, 2018
‘Bigfoot Thumbs a Ride’ & ‘Animal Bride’

About The Author

Caylin Capra-Thomas

Caylin Capra-Thomas’s second chapbook, Inside My Electric City, is available through YesYes Books. Another of her Bigfoot poems won Baltimore Review‘s 2017 Summer Contest, and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals including New England Review, Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, Pleiades, and Colorado Review. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the Vermont Studio Center and the Studios of Key West, and in the fall, she’ll be Poet-in-Residence at Idyllwild Arts Academy.

I have been writing a series of poems in the voices of cryptids and creatures of myth, folklore, and fairy tales and exploring the equally powerful and terrifying idea of believing these beings into existence. I think our imaginations’ breathing inventions can say a lot about what is distinctly, bizarrely human.