Sydney Kay (SK) interviews Arielle Greenberg (AG) about her book, Come Along With Me to the Pasture Now, a dynamic poetry collection exploring motherhood, belonging, race, place, and more. Come Along With Me to the Pasture Now is available for purchase in our bookstore. SK : The handwritten notes throughout the book feel so organic,…
Category: Author Interviews
A Spell for Living: Interview with Keisha-Gaye Anderson
Sydney Kay interviews Agape author Keisha-Gaye Anderson about her multimedia poetry collection, A Spell for Living, exploring self-awareness, resilience, and making peace with that which cannot be changed. SK: This collection feels like a call to action, or even a handbook for life, drawing from your own experiences and your ancestors’ experiences. These poems have…
A Book of Questions: Interview with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Author of STRUT
Jessica Walsh spoke with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, author of Agape Editions’ latest collection, Strut. See hyperlinks in the interview for clips of Mariahadessa reading her poems! JW: When you look at the book now, what experiences or other influences do you think led to its creation? MET: Rage, loss, sensuality, and the blues were all…
An Act of Survival: Interview with Emari DiGiorgio on Girl Torpedo
Jessica Walsh talks with Emari DiGiorgio about her forthcoming collection Girl Torpedo (Agape Editions, 2018) and the spaces we create for survival.
Interview with Keith Jones on “Shorn Ellipses”
Will Flaherty talks with Keith Jones about the artistic, intellectual, and philosophical influences behind his chapbook Shorn Ellipses (Agape Editions, 2017).
Interview with Steven Sanchez on “Photographs of Our Shadows”
Will Flaherty talks with Steven Sanchez about the influences behind his chapbook Photographs of Our Shadows (Agape Editions, 2017) and how he accesses vulnerability and strength through poetry.
Interview with Herman Beavers on Obsidian Blues
Herman Beavers discusses music’s influence in his life and poetry. See how music informs the structure of his new collection Obsidian Blues, how jazz and blues help him shape the poetic line, and why music is a way to access personal history.
Interview with Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick on A Stranger Longing
Julianna DeMicco talks with poet Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick about her latest poetry collection A Stranger Longing (Agape Editions, 2017), mental health and bipolar type 2 personalities, and how the outside world influences and informs the internal world.
Interview with Kazim Ali on Anaïs Nin: An Unprofessional Study
Julianna DeMicco talks with Kazim Ali about his collection of essays Anaïs Nin: An Unprofessional Study (Agape Editions, 2017) and how he engages both critically and creatively with the book’s subject matter.
Interview with Nandini Dhar on Historians of Redundant Moments
Julianna DeMicco talks with poet Nandini Dhar about her latest poetry collection Historians of Redundant Moments (Agape Editions, 2016), global domesticity, and how young girls get politicized.
Interview with Joanna Valente on Xenos
Poet Joanna Valente, author of the chapbook Xenos (Agape Editions, 2016), discusses heritage, family, and the immigrant experience in America.
Interview with Katie Manning on A Door With a Voice
Katie Manning discusses the inspiration for using Bible verses as a tool for art rather than weaponry in her new chapbook A Door with a Voice.