Interviews

Conversation with Tess Taylor

RIFT ZONE, Taylor’s third book, is due out in 2020 from Red Hen Press. Her poems trace literal and metaphoric fault lines between past and present; childhood and adulthood; what is and what was. Circling an ordinary California suburb lying along the Hayward fault, these poems include redwood trees, hummingbirds, buried streams, and the otherworldy cries of new babies. They are also records of …

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Deaf Poetics: A conversation with Josephine Dickinson

Editor’s Note: After we have published our first Roundtable Discussion on Poetics And Disability in early 2018 (which was followed up by our Roundtable Discussion on Deaf Poetics) we have received many e-mails, indicating much interest. There were also numerous requests to continue this work. Our response was to start a series of individual interviews with poets exploring Deaf poetics. The …

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Conversation with Katie Ford

Katie Ford is a brilliant poet whose work has received wide acclaim for its music, and its range of emotional intelligence and spiritual depth. Author of several poetry collections, most recently If You have To Go (Graywolf Press), Ford has been honored by the Lannan Literary Fellowship, and Larry Levis Prize. Her poems have appeared in The …

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Deaf poetics: Conversation with Raymond Antrobus

Editor’s Note: After we have published our first Roundtable Discussion on Poetics And Disability earlier this year (which was followed up by our Roundtable Discussion on Deaf Poetics) we have received many e-mails, indicating much interest. There were also numerous requests to continue this series, and to go in more depth on individual poets’ paths and trajectories. In response, …

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Conversation with Catherine Barnett

Catherine Barnett is the author of Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004), The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press, 2012), which won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Human Hours (Graywolf Press, 2018). Her Honors include a Whiting Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She is a …

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