The author of Animal Joy: A Book of Laughter and Resuscitation considers the link between the author’s emotional state while writing and the reader’s engagement.
The author of Animal Joy: A Book of Laughter and Resuscitation offers a psychoanalytic approach to imagining the reader.
The author of Took House explores what happens when poets permit themselves to write about the same subject multiple times.
The author of Took House explores the importance of “strangeness” in poetry and offers a method for capturing this quality by combining two different draft poems.
The author of Took House explores a kinder approach to revision, in which language cut during one editorial process may be saved as material for a new writing project.
“I think it was essential that I turn further inward, that I trust the ‘quieter’ poems.” —Zeina Hashem Beck, author of O
The author of [WHITE] explores the benefits of writing to a specific audience and the risks of trying to meet the market’s imagined demands.
The author of [WHITE] considers how writers might take inspiration from visual artists in their approach to revision, pushing beyond surface editing to “see” their work afresh.
The author of [WHITE] explores how writing outside one’s primary genre can lead to literary breakthroughs.
The author of [WHITE] shares how experimenting with found texts can energize the poetic process and expand a poet’s lyric repertoire.