By throwing myself headlong into the awkward and frustrating experience of writing sex, I am ceding control of my narrative.
Tracing the chain of influence
The poet talks with Eileen Tabios about his writing process and how “language can be a thicket and brambles”
Making art during a pandemic also clarifies your work, in the way that uncertainty strips away the unnecessary so you can focus on the essential.
“They say to write something new you’ve got to be lost.” An excerpted video conversation featuring the Pulitzer Prize winner and the author of Free Food for Millionaires.