Category: Interviews

Barbara Claire Freeman interviews Andrew Wessels

Andrew Wessels has lived in Houston, Cambridge, and Las Vegas, where he held the John Cobain Fellowship from Black Mountain Institute. Currently, he splits his time between Istanbul and Los Angeles. His poems, translations, and collaborations can recently be found…

Rusty Morrison interviews Melissa Kwasny

one of the two co-editors of the anthology I GO TO THE RUINED PLACE: Contemporary Poems in Defense of Global Human Rights Co-editors of the anthology: Melissa Kwasny is the author of four books of poetry, most recently The Nine…

Poets, Presses & Periodicals: Canarium Books

Poets, Presses & Periodicals is a new feature of OmniVerse: a conversation with the publisher of a small press or periodical, a poet they have chosen to highlight, and one of our OmniVerse editors. A poem and audio recording of…

Turner Canty interviews Mary Jane Nealon

Mary Jane Nealon RN, MFA is the author of BEAUTIFUL UNBROKEN: One Nurse’s Life (Graywolf Press; 2011) and has published two collections of poetry: Rogue Apostle (Fourway Books; 2001) and Immaculate Fuel (Four Way Books; 2004). She is the recipient…

Peter Burghardt interviews Wayne Miller

Wayne Miller is the author of three poetry collections: The City, Our City (Milkweed, 2011), The Book of Props (2009), and Only the Senses Sleep (New Issues, 2006). He also translated Moikom Zeqo’s I Don’t Believe in Ghosts (BOA, 2007)…

Turner Canty interviews Kevin Prufer

Kevin Prufer is the author of, among others, In a Beautiful Country (Four Way Books, 2011) and National Anthem (Four Way books, 2008), named one of the five best poetry books of the year by Publishers Weekly. He’s also editor…

Rusty Morrison interviews rob mclennan

Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of more than twenty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction in Canada, the United States, Ireland, Japan and England, he has published work in…

Rusty Morrison interviews Laura Neuman

Laura Neuman is a poet and performing artist who has lived in San Francisco, Philadelphia, and (soon) Seattle. From 2007-2011, she/xe performed in and sometimes co-created dances with The Workshop for Potential Movement. Some of her poems have appeared in…

Peter Burghardt interviews Matthew Henriksen

Matthew Henriksen is the author of Ordinary Sun (Black Ocean, 2011) and the chapbooks Another Word (DoubleCross Press, 2009) and Is Holy (horse less press, 2006). Some recent poems appear in Fence, Realpoetik, Raleigh Quarterly, Alice Blue Review, Sink Review,…