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Kristi Carter on the sacred and deviant art of poetry

You are the author of the full-length collection Cosmovore (Aqueduct Press, 2017), the chapbook Daughter Shaman Sings Blood Anthem (Porkbelly Press, 2017), and the forthcoming chapbook Red & Vast (dancing girl press, 2018), each of which address feminism, embodiment,…


Nick Admussen on what makes us sit down and write poems

You are the author of the three chapbooks Movie Plots (Epiphany Editions), The Experiment in Morbidity (Grey Book Press), Watching Lumia (Winged City Press), and a fourth chapbook forthcoming from Two of Cups Press, Neither Nearing Nor Departing /…


Hiram Larew on a Chapbook like a Candy Box of Pieces

You are the author of the full-length collection More than Anything (Vrzhu Press, 2007) and the two chapbooks Utmost (I. Giraffe Press, 2016), and Part Of (1999) published by the Maryland Humanities Council as the recipient of Baltimore’s Artscape…


Peng Du on absurdity and self-publishing chapbooks

Talk about the process of self-publishing. What steps did you complete to get your manuscript ready?  I was going to release my book from a small press. They took my draft a few months ago and we lost connection…


Denise Brady on the unusual gift of letterpress

You founded Bradypress in 1988 that has published the work of many poets and writers such as Ted Kooser, Greg Kosmicki, Marilyn Hacker, and others in books, broadsides, and other letterpress, chapbook-length creations. You also co-founded Gibraltar Editions with…


Sarah Fawn Montgomery on the opportunity to obsess

In her essay “Why We Wear Masks” in Poemeleon, Jeanine Hall Gailey writes, “Slipping on the mask of persona might not afford the anonymity it promises, but it does allow for fascinating glimpses into the process of writing, the…