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Science, Sonnets and Speculation: Peg Duthie

    Check out more poetry-related interviews, reviews and guest posts at Couplets: a multi-author poetry blog tour.

not to edit out the surprises

Following is an interview with Diane Lockward for Couplets. She is the author of Temptation by Water, What Feeds Us and Eve’s Red Dress. Her chapbook, Twelve for the Record, is scheduled for a promo at Amazon for April 28th and 29th, so now is the time to pick it up. Some of the poems […]

elbow grease and enthusiasm: Molly Peacock part two

  Molly Peacock is a poet, essayist and creative nonfiction writer. She has published six volumes of poems including Cornucopia: New and Selected Poems and, most recently, The Second Blush (both from W.W. Norton and Company). Her poems are widely anthologized, included in The Oxford Book of American Poetry and The Best of the Best […]

balance and flexibility: Molly Peacock part one

  Molly Peacock is a poet, essayist and creative nonfiction writer. She has published six volumes of poems including Cornucopia: New and Selected Poems and, most recently, The Second Blush (both from W.W. Norton and Company). Her poems are widely anthologized, included in The Oxford Book of American Poetry and The Best of the Best […]

I tend to approach poems as puzzles.

Today’s Couplets interview is with Kate Buckley. Her poems have appeared in Bellingham Review, The Cafe Review, North American Review, Shenandoah, Slipstream and numerous anthologies. She holds an MFA from Spalding University and is the author of A Wild Region (Moon Tide Press, 2008) and Follow Me Down (Tebot Bach, 2009). A three-time Pushcart Prize […]

beauty and its role in all of this

Another interview for Couplets: a multi-author poetry blog tour! Wendy Babiak is the author of Conspiracy of Leaves. You can read some of the Wonder Woman sonnets referenced below at No Tell Motel: “Wonder Woman Goes Grocery Shopping as Diana Prince and Discovers that Evil Doesn’t Always Carry a Gun or Wear a Goofy Costume“ […]

get out of the way of writing the poem

  Today’s Couplets interview is with Sue Goyette, Nova Scotian author of the poetry collections The True Names of Birds, Undone and outskirts, and the novel Lures. Goyette is a 2011 winner of the Province of Nova Scotia’s Established Artist Recognition award. Her work has been nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry, […]

haiga: a powder brush

Photo taken by Peg Duthie, August 2009, “at my parents’ interment. Text written after finally tossing out the brush in question, October 2011.”   Check out more poetry-related interviews, reviews and guest posts at Couplets: a multi-author poetry blog tour.

there must be a lot of power in that quiet space for there to be an all-out onslaught against it in our culture

Another Couplets interview, with Jeff Hardin, author Fall Sanctuary. His work can be sampled here.   Joanne Merriam: What is your writing process? Jeff Hardin: I keep a notebook with me at all times and try to write in it every day. In my teaching of creative writing, I stress what I call the calisthenics […]

it requires practice, a lot of it

Following is an interview Christine Klocek-Lim for Couplets. She has four chapbooks: Ballroom – a love story (Flutter Press), Cloud Studies (Whale Sound Audio Chapbooks), How to photograph the heart (The Lives You Touch Publications), and The book of small treasures (Seven Kitchens Press). Her poems have appeared in Nimrod, OCHO, Diode, Riffing on Strings: […]