From November, 2016

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Six Questions: An Interview With Christian Bök

Christian Bök is a renowned modern poet that hails from Toronto, Canada. “Vowels,” featured in the 2007 version of Best American Poetry, is arguably his most well-known poem. Mr. Bök spends most of his time as a professor at University of Calgary, but still writes poetry as often as he can. Nick Trager and I conducted an interview…

Five Questions: An Interview With Alan Michael Parker

Born in New York in 1961, Alan Michael Parker is the trick of all trades.  As a novelist, he has written three novels.  As a poet, he has written eight collections including Days Like Prose, Elephants and Butterflies, Ten Days, and Long Division.  As a professor, he has been teaching creative writing at Davidson College since…

Five Questions: An Interview with Chase Twitchell

Born in 1950 in Connecticut, Chase Twichell is a practicing Buddhist poet. Her works include Northern Spy (1981), The Odds (1986), Perdido (1991), The Ghost of Eden (1995), The Snow Watcher (1998), Dog Language (2005), and Horses Where the Answers Should Have Been: New and Selected Poems (2010). Although currently retired, Twichell has taught at Princeton…

Ten Questions: An Interview With Victoria Kelly

For my poet interview, I decided to interview Victoria Kelly. Kelly is both a poet and novelist (author of Mrs. Houdini) and is known for her poetry book When Men Go Off To War in which she uses her personal experience as a military wife.  When Men Go Off To War was published in 2015  by the…

Five Questions: An Interview with Thomas Lux

Born in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1946, Thomas Lux is the Bourne Professor of Poetry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He attended Emerson College and the University of Iowa. His most recent books, both from Houghton Mifflin, are God Particles (2008) and The Cradle Place (2004). Lux’s other collections include New and Selected Poems: 1975-1995…