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“5 Questions”: An Interview with Debora Greger - Debora Greger is an American Poet and artist. Raised in Richland, Washington, she went on to receive education from the University of Washington and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has published multiple books, such as “By Herself” and “Men, Women, and Ghosts”. Greger has also won various awards for her pieces, such as the Award…
“5 Questions: An Interview with Heather McHugh” -   Heather McHugh is an American poet known for her rhetorical gestures and sharp puns.  She has published many poems and has a lot of experience in the field. She is also a professor at the University of Washington. One poetry collection, Hinge and Sign: Poems 1968-1993 (1994) was selected as a National Book Award Finalist and named…
Five Questions: An Interview with Noelle Kocot - Noelle Kocot was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She now is a professor at The New School in New York City which she commutes to from New Jersey, where she resides now. She has been teaching at The New School since 2005. In her career as poet she has written seven collections of…
Five Questions: An Interview with Eric Pankey - Eric Pankey was born in 1959, in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Pankey grew up with two hard-working parents, both accountants. He was successful in school and went on to attend the University of Missouri at Columbia and the University of Iowa. Through his hard work he received a BA and an MFA respectively.…
“Seven Questions: An Interview with Dana Gioia” - Dana Gioia was born in the suburb of LA in California, as he grew up his Father, Mexican-American Mother whom would recite poems to him, and now is a professor at the University of Southern California. Gioia is a publisher of 4 full-length collections of poetry, Pity the Beautiful (2012), Interrogations at Noon (2001), The Gods…
Five Questions: An Interview with A.E Stallings - A.E Stallings is an american poet who has studied classics in Athens, Georgia and has after that lived in Athens, Greece since 1999. Stallings has published three books of poetry, the award winning ¨Archaic Smile¨ (1999), ¨Hapax¨ (2000) and ¨Olives¨ (2012).   I got into this poem when I was reading through the BAP (Best…
Seven Questions: An Interview with Forrest Gander - Forrest Gander is an award winning poet, essayist, novelist, critic, and translator. Born in the Mojave Desert to a single mother, Gander’s childhood was financially difficult. Gander developed his love for travel, language, and culture when he and his family would tour extensively across the United States on summer road trips. He is known for…
Seven Questions: An Interview with Philip Metres - Philip Metres was born July 4th, 1970 in San Diego, and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He graduated from Holy Cross College in 1992, then went on to receive a Ph.D. in English and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Indiana University. He is now a professor of English at John Carroll University…
Five Questions: An Interview With Sarah Manguso - Sarah Manguso was born Newton, Massachusetts in 1974. She earned her BA at Harvard University and an MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has won the Rome Prize form the American Academy of Arts and Letter, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. She also…
Five Questions: An Interview With Rae Armantrout - Rae Armantrout, who is from California and a current poetry professor at UC San Diego, is a prolific member of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets, a group that arose in the late 1960s and emphasized a poem’s use of language, often employing stylistic techniques not seen in mainstream poetry to do so. She has received significant recognition…