Margarita Serafimova was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize 2017. She has two collections in the Bulgarian: "Animals and Other Gods" (2016), "Demons and World" (2017). Her work appears in Agenda Poetry, London Grip New Poetry, Trafika Europe, European Literature Network, The Journal, A-Minor, Waxwing, Nixes Mate Review, StepAway, Ink, Sweat and Tears, HeadStuff, Minor Literatures, The Writing Disorder, The Birds We Piled Loosely, Noble/ Gas Quarterly, miller's pond, Obra/ Artifact, Poetic Diversity, Pure Slush, Harbinger Asylum, Transnational, Punch, Tuck, Futures Trading, Ginosko, SurVision, Dark Matter, Red Wolf, Window/ Patient Sounds, Basil O'Flaherty, Peacock Journal, Anti-Heroin Chic, Wild Word, Plum Tree Tavern, Oddball, Three Drops from a Cauldron, Apricity, Sea Foam, Aaduna, MOON, In Between Hangovers, MockingHeart, Renegade Rant and Rave, Tales From The Forest, Misty Mountain, Pocket Change, Poetry Super Highway, Cent, Chachalaca Review, Heavy Athletics, Quail Bell Magazine, and elsewhere. Some of her work: https://www.facebook.com/MargaritaISerafimova.
The Eastern sea was reigning one morning
under its own light.
I had gone to it to ask for mercy.