Usually I’m afraid to watch myself on film, but because these two clips my friend and former student, Jeremy Birkline, posted after AWP 2017 are short, I watched them. And I didn’t die from it! So, I’m taking the next bravery step and posting them here.
She asked what I’d say to other writers, and I said, “You have the opportunity to thrill someone the way your favorite writers have thrilled you. You have the potential to be someone else’s favorite writer. Isn’t that wonderful?”
Thanks to Cindy Huyser for this interview and these great questions in preparation for tomorrow’s reading.
I’ll be at BookWoman in Austin at 7 PM tomorrow night!
Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes three state poet laureates for a panel discussion and reading April 16.
The panel discussion begins at 5:30 p.m. in the General Academic Center (Building G), Room 102, at LSC-Montgomery, with the reading following at 7 p.m., also in room G-102. All events are free and open to the public.
Lone Star College-Tomball English professor and poet Melissa Studdard will conduct panel interviews on the “States of Poetry: 3 State Poet Laureates Views on Poetry in Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas,” comparing the difference in positions . . .