Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Daisy Bassen

Daisy Bassen is a poet and practicing physician who graduated from Princeton University’s Creative Writing Program and completed her medical training at The University of Rochester and Brown. She was the winner of the So to Speak 2019 Poetry Contest, the 2019 ILDS White Mice Contest and the 2020 Beullah Rose Poetry Prize. Recent publications: McSweeney’s, Miracle […]

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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Jeffrey Alfier

Jeffrey Alfier is a poet and photographer who resides in Southern California. His most recent poetry collection, The Shadow Field, was published by Louisiana Literature Journal & Press. Other books include Gone This Long – Southern Poems, The Wolf Yearling, The Red Stag at Carrbridge – Scotland Poems, and Idyll for a Vanishing River. Bleak Music, a photography-poetry collaboration with […]

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Meet Caitlin Wilson: Q&A with the 2022 winner of the Enoch Pratt Free Library Poetry Contest

The Enoch Pratt Free Library represents the free public library system of Baltimore. To learn more about the annual poetry contest, and to read Caitlin Wilson’s winning Poem, “Watershed”, click here. I caught up with Caitlin recently, who was kind enough to answer a few questions about her work. Our conversation follows. ~ LPR: I absolutely loved your poem […]

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Meet Our Contributors: Q&A with Saida Agostini

Saida Agostini is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet whose work explores the ways Black individuals harness mythology to enter the fantastic. Her work is featured in Plume, Hobart Pulp, Barrelhouse, Auburn Avenue, amongst others. Saida’s work can be found in several anthologies, including Not Without Our Laughter: Poems of Humor, Sexuality and Joy, The Future of Black, and Plume Poetry 9. She is the […]

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