Poet T.R. Hummer to be Fourth Author Featured in Crooked Letter

Redd’s interview with poet T.R. Hummer, “Dangerous Boundaries and the Enemy of Insularity” will be the fourth in the Crooked Letter Interview Series hosted by the Schooner’s Southern Correspondent, James Madison Redd.

Recipient of the Richard Wright Prize for Literature and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, T. R. Hummer is an internationally-recognized poet and scholar who was born and raised in Macon, Mississippi. His new book of poems, Ephemeron, was published by LSU Press in Fall 2011, and a new book of essays, Available Surfaces, appeared in the University of Michigan Press’s “Poets on Poetry” series in August 2012.Photo Credit: Tom McDermott


Poet Catherine Pierce to be Featured in Crooked Letter

Photo Credit: Megan Bean

Poet Catherine Pierce has agreed to be the 3rd author featured in James Madison Redd’s Crooked Letter Interview Series, which will be posted on the Prairie Schooner Blog. She is the author of two books of poetry, The Girls of Peculiar (Saturnalia 2012) and Famous Last Words (Saturnalia 2008), and of a chapbook, Animals of Habit (Kent State 2004). You can check out some of her poetry at Blackbird.

You can view Redd’s previous interview in the series with novelist Michael Kardos also on the Prairie Schooner Blog. To find out more about the Crooked Letter Series, a semi-monthly series featuring interviews and reviews of contemporary Mississippi authors, click on the About link on the left-hand side of this webpage.