Hosted by Kelin Loe.
In our inaugural episode, Dorothea Lasky and Kelin talk about indigo, energy, elephants, blood and guts. Dottie reads poems from her 2nd and 3rd collections, Black Life and Thunderbird. The episode is a collage of their conversations and her poetry.
Dorothea Lasky is the author of Thunderbird, Black Life, and AWE, all out from Wave Books. She is also the author of several chapbooks, including Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Press, 2010), The Blue Teratorn (YesYes Books, 2012), and Matter: A Picturebook (Argos Books, 2012). Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, andBoston Review, among other places. She is the co-editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeney's, 2013) and is a 2013 Bagley Wright Lecturer on Poetry. In addition to her MFA degree from the University of Massachusetts, she holds a doctorate in creativity and education from the University of Pennsylvania and has been educated at Harvard University and Washington University.