Poetry Muse: Poetry Inside Out
This National Poetry Month on All Lit Up we bring you Poetry Muse, a month-long series dedicated to learning about who or what inspires these amazing poets to write.
Join us here on the blog throughout the month for our feature poets—including Q&As and poems from each collection—and get 15% off any of our featured collections until April 30th.See more details below
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April 1: Daniel Lockhart, Go Down Odawa Way (Kegedonce Press) | Interview
April 2: Carol Rose GoldenEagle, Essential Ingredients (Inanna Publications) l Interview
April 3: Aurore Gatwenzi, Gold Pours (Latitude 46 Publishing) l Interview
April 4: Sarah de Leeuw, Lot (Caitlin Press) l Interview
April 5: Leïla Tahir, Trente poèmes pour enfants (Bookland Press) l Interview
April 6: Charlie Petch, Why I Was Late (Brick Books) l Interview
April 7: Daniel Sarah Karasik, Plenitude (Book*hug Press) l Interview
April 8: Kevin Bushell, Invisible Sea (DC Books) l Interview
April 9: Khashayar Mohammadi, Me, You, Then Snow (Gordon Hill Press) | Interview
April 10: Michael Lithgow, Who We Thought We Were As We Fell (Cormorant Books) l Interview
April 11: Heather Nolan, Land of the Rock: Talamh an Carraig (Breakwater Books) l Interview
April 12: Michael Fraser, The Day-Breakers (Biblioasis) l Interview
April 13: Caroline Wong, Primal Sketches (Signature Editions) l Interview
April 14: Lynne Sargent, A Refuge of Tales (Renaissance Press) | Interview
April 16: Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman, Text Messages: Or How I Found Myself Time Travelling (Fernwood Publishing) | Interview
April 17: Nanci Lee, Hsin (Brick Books) l Interview
April 19: Gregory A. Frankson, AfriCANthology: Perspectives of Black Canadian Poets (Renaissance Press) | Interview
April 20: Kelsey Andrews, Big Sky Falling (Ronsdale Press) | Interview
April 21: Michelle Lietz, Occasionally Petty(At Bay Press) l Interview
April 22: Salimah Valiani, 29 leads to Love (Inanna Publications) l Interview
April 23: Andrew Faulkner, Heady Bloom (Coach House Books) l Interview
April 24: Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch, The Good Arabs (Metonymy Press) | Interview
April 25: Lori Cayer, Searching for Signal (Signature Editions) l Interview
April 26: Meredith Quartermain, Lullabies in the Real World (NeWest Press) | Interview
April 27: Keith Garebian, In the Bowl of My Eye (Mawenzi House) l Interview
April 28: Gillian Sze, Quiet Night Think (ECW Press) l Interview
April 29: Carlie Blume, Gigglepuss (Guernica Editions) l Interview
April 30: Adrian De Leon, barangay: an offshore poem (Wolsak and Wynn Publishers) | Interview
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Happy National Poetry Month!
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