Emily Kendal Frey is the author of The Grief Performance (Cleveland State University Poetry Center 2011), winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award (2012), as well as several chapbook and chapbook collaborations, including Airport (Blue Hour 2009), Frances (Poor Claudia 2010), and The New Planet (Mindmade Books 2010). She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Lisa Wells is the author of BEAST (poems, Bedouin Books 2012) and Yeah. No. Totally., a book of essays (Perfect Day Publishing, 2011.) Her work has appeared places like The Nervous Breakdown, Propeller Quarterly, Coldfront, Plazm Magazine, and Ecotone. She’s a regular contributor to The Rumpus and is currently pursuing an MFA in poetry at the Iowa Writer’s Workshop.
A poem by Emily Kendal Frey follows the interview.
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