Tag: Visiting Writers Series

An Interview with Poet Valzyhna Mort

An Interview with Poet Valzyhna Mort

Born in Minsk, Belarus, Valzhyna Mort made her American debut in 2008 with the collection Factory of Tears, translated into English by Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright and poet Franz Wright. Of Collected Body, her first book written in English, the Library Journal writes: “Mort is a 

An Interview with Poet Ishion Hutchinson

An Interview with Poet Ishion Hutchinson

Born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, Ishion Hutchinson is the author of Far District, a debut collection that received the 2011 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry. Of Far District, Yusef Komunyakaa writes: “Not only does this collection travel through an abiding language and far reaching imagery, 

An Interview with Paul Lisicky

An Interview with Paul Lisicky

Paul Lisicky is the author of Lawnboy, Famous Builder, The Burning House, and two upcoming books: Unbuilt Projects (Four Way Books, 2012) and The Narrow Door (Graywolf Press, 2014). His work has also appeared in Fence, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, The Rumpus, Story Quarterly, Tin