Zoe Atlas’s poem, “Plant a Tree in Israel for $18,” is a moving portrayal of complexities surrounding Jewish identity and the displacement of Palestinian people.
Kenny Garcia (Boukra Press, CSU Monterey Bay) & Stephanie Spoto (Old Capitol Books) Spoto: In what way do you think poetry is different than prose? Why are you writing this in poetic form rather than as an essay, a short story, or a letter?
Interview: Claire Durand-Gasselin (Mad Gleam Press) & Stephanie Spoto (Old Capitol Books) Spoto: Maybe we can look at some of your books of art. Durand-Gasselin: Sure, I have my sketch books, and my accordion books. But in terms of presentable things there isn’t much. Spoto: What are these books that I’m looking at? What areContinue reading “Interview with featured artist and visual poet, Clairette Durand-Gasselin”
Sheffield: Starting off, how long have you been writing and reciting poetry?