by Jessica L. Walsh Katie Manning is quietly doing more in the literary community at any given time than I could possibly do, so obviously I asked her to do more by answering a few questions about her profoundly wonderful book Hereverent, now available. Read on for a recent poem that blows me away. JW:…
Tag: Author Interview
If Our Time Here Means Anything at All: An Interview with Joanna Valente, author of The soul, our soul
Blog mistress Jessica Walsh had the opportunity to talk with Joanna Valente about the new Agape Editions title, the soul, our soul JW: Tell me about the relationship between the visual and textual components. Are there any visual pieces that led to poems, or vice versa? JV: Both happened! Sometimes I wrote poems first and…
“I never wanted to be a safe writer”: Interview with Hillary Leftwich
Jessica Walsh (JW) interviews Hillary Leftwich (HL) about Ghosts Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock, an intense and lyrically agile collection newly published by the Haunted Doll House imprint of Agape Editions. Ghost Are Just Strangers Who Know How to Knock is now available for purchase. JW: The title of this collection is Ghosts…
Come Along with Me to the Pasture Now, by Arielle Greenberg
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,…
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.