“I only write about the things that haunt me in some way.” —Katie Kitamura, author of Intimacies
This week’s installment of Ten Questions features Pajtim Statovci and David Hackston, the author and the translator of Bolla.
The author of Love and Other Poems offers an antidote to the usual despair and hysteria on Twitter by writing an endless poem about love.
“There’s something sort of final and fulfilling about discovering, say, that a poem’s floor is also its ceiling.” —Justin Jannise, author of How to be Better by Being Worse
The author of Anodyne shares her methodology for determining the order of poems in a collection.
“Writing is revision. Period. That’s not glamorous, but it is rewarding.” —Robert Jones Jr., author of The Prophets
“It was a bit of an exorcism.” —Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby
“I leapt into it and wrote it like a banshee.” —Yxta Maya Murray, author of Art Is Everything
The author of When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities embraces and develops a queer Asian American poetics.
“There are so many ways.” —Destiny O. Birdsong, author of Negotiations