I hang silence like bunting on the walls,
to brighten up the place.

“The Unraveling” (Back Patio Press)

Maggie Petrella (she/her) is a Buffalonian poet based in Baltimore, MD. Her poetry is an assertion and exploration of self. Her work examines themes of independence and love, and the tension between the two.

Maggie’s most recent work was published in Northern Otter Press, Fish Barrel Review, and Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal.

She is the Editor-in-Chief of Dollar Store Magazine.