Archive - April 19, 2010

Poet Susan Rich (Niger 1984-86) Talks Poetry

Poet Susan Rich (Niger 1984-86) Talks Poetry

[I picked this up off the Internet, a recent interview with award winning poet, Susan Rich (Niger 1984-86) done by Seattle pi.  Susan’s new collection of poems, The Alchemist’s Kitchen, will be published on May 1, 2010.] The Writer’s Block: Living a Writer’s Life As I’m sure you all know, it’s National Poetry Month, and I was happy to catch up with a very busy Susan Rich to ask her about her newly released book, The Alchemist’s Kitchen (White Pine 2010). Also the author of Cures Include Travel and The Cartographer’s Tongue ~ Poems of the World, Susan has received awards from PEN USA, The Times Literary Supplement, and Peace Corps Writers. Recent poems have appeared in the Antioch Review, Harvard Review, Poetry International and TriQuarterly. Q: In The Alchemist’s Kitchen, you write about many topics, among them love and loss, journeys and transformation – when did this collection begin . . .

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