Jenna Lanzaro

1The above image of the Crab Nebula combines data from three of NASA’s Great Observatories. X-rays from Chandra (blue) have been combined with optical images from Hubble (red and yellow) as well as infrared data from Spitzer (purple). Together, these three telescopes provide a striking view of this cosmic source.

Self-Portrait as Crab Nebula

Jenna Lanzaro received her MFA in Poetry from NYU. Shortlisted for the 2022 Disquiet Literary Prize, and a semifinalist for 92Y’s 2022 Discovery Poetry Contest, her work can also be found or is forthcoming in Rattle, Small Orange Journal, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. Jenna’s currently working on her debut poetry collection while teaching middle school Creative Writing in Jersey City.

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Spring 2022