Category: Interviews

Susanne Dyckman interviews rob mclennan

Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of nearly thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010, the Council for the Arts in…

First Verse: Liza Flum and Ezra Dan Feldman

First Verse is a series of conversations with a poet who has recently had a first book accepted or won a first book prize. These conversations navigate the process and experience of conceiving, developing, and bringing a first manuscript to…

Barbara Claire Freeman interviews Andrew Joron

Andrew Joron is the author of Trance Archive: New and Selected Poems (City Lights, 2010). Joron’s previous poetry collections include The Removes (Hard Press, 1999), Fathom (Black Square Editions, 2003), and The Sound Mirror (Flood Editions, 2008). The Cry at…

Barbara Claire Freeman interviews Danniel Schoonebeek

Danniel Schoonebeek’s first book of poems, American Barricade (YesYes Books, 2014), was named one of the year’s ten standout debuts by Poets & Writers and called “a groundbreaking first book that stands to influence its author’s generation” by Boston Review.…

Janelle Bonifacio interviews Arisa White

Arisa White is the author of two collection of poems, Hurrah’s Nest and A Penny Saved, and two poetry chapbooks, Disposition for Shininess and Post Pardon. An alumnae of both Sarah Lawrence College and University of Massachusetts, Arisa is also…

Lisa Wells interviews Mary Hickman

Mary Hickman is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she received an Iowa Arts Fellowship. Her poems have been published in Boston Review, Colorado Review, jubilat, PEN American Poetry Series, and elsewhere. Her first book, This Is the…

First Verse: David Koehn and Sally Wen Mao

First Verse is a series of conversations between David Koehn and another poet who has recently had a first book accepted or won a first book prize. These conversations navigate the process and experience of conceiving, developing, and bringing a…

Gail Aronson interviews Gladys Swan

Gladys Swan has published two novels, Carnival for the Gods, (Vintage Contemporaries Series), and Ghost Dance: A Play of Voices, (LSU Press, nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award), as well as seven collections of short fiction. Her poetry, essays, and short…

First Verse: David Koehn and Abigail Cloud

First Verse is a series of conversations between David Koehn and another poet who has recently had a first book accepted or won a first book prize. These conversations navigate the process and experience of conceiving, developing, and bringing a…