Tag: poetry

SR72 Contributor Interviews: Magdalena Zurawski

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? The way that words have heft and feel and how such heft and feel can be arranged into a little world through a mouth. How does this published piece fit in with the larger thematic concerns that you see

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SR72 Contributor Interviews: Laton Carter

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I’m drawn to how a poem is an act of compression — that is, how an experience or a statement can be compressed into essential parts. When a poem breathes, all those parts — and only those parts —

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Like, Fer Caesura: An Interview with Cait Weiss Orcutt

Winner of the Zone 3 First Book Award, CAIT WEISS ORCUTT’s work has been published in The Boston Review, Chautauqua, FIELD, Prelude, and more. The founder of the Writers Guild Community Creative Writing Workshops in Columbus, Ohio, and a former workshop leader at New York Writers Coalition, Cait now teaches through the University of Houston,

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SR72 Contributor Interviews: Caroline Chavatel

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? In a lot of ways poetry allows me to explain or investigate a phenomenon in ways clear-cut prose just can’t. And that, of course, is no slight to prose writers. I do think, however, the fluidity of poetry and

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S71 Contributor Interviews: Robin Myers

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I don’t do much to push against the borders of genre as such. But poetry is an intrinsic shape-shifter, and I love this; I think it offers potentially infinite opportunities to find freedom within constraints, to forge complicities between

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