After reading two of her poems in American Poetry Review, I wanted to get my hands on a copy of Kerrin McCadden’s debut collection, Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes. And I wanted to ask her about her work for a Ploughshares interview.
Happily, I got to do both. Check out our conversation right here.
And catch up on previous interviews in the series over here.
Okay, my reasons for interviewing John Gallaher weren’t completely objective. For one thing, I already admired his work and found his book-length poem, In A Landscape, strangely impossible to put down. (How often do you say that about a poetry book?) For another, I’d just about finished writing a book-length poem myself and couldn’t help wondering: How did he do it? Why did he do it? His answers are right here.