Fledgling Starlet
Kristine Snodgrass
Spring 2009

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As a feminist re-memory of Hawthorne’s Hester Prynne, Fledgling Starlet is Kristine Snodgrass’ first chapbook with Grey Book Press.  From Andrea Yates to Manolo Blahnik, these collage/persona poems reincarnate Hester exploring female identity, consumerism, and pop culture. 

Kristine Snodgrass is the editor of Cake, a new literary journal from Florida A&M University.  Her poetry has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including Shampoo, Coconut, 2River View, Gulfstream, The Tusculum Review, and Tigertail.  Kristine has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and her collaborative work is forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review and LIT.  She is also the author of a chapbook of collaborative triads, Facial Geometry (NeO Pepper Press 2006).  Kristine is currently a Ph.D. student at Florida State University.  She lives in Tallahassee where she is an instructor at FAMU.