TITLE: Interview with Sheila Black
SPEAKER: Sheila Black
EVENT DATE: 04/06/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 33 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Grace Cavalieri interviews Sheila Black for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series.
Speaker Biography: Sheila Black is the author of House of Bone and Love/Iraq (both CW Press), and two chapbooks, How to be a Maquiladora (Main Street Rag) and Continental Drift with painter Michele Marcoux (Patriothall, Edinburgh UK). She edited with Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press 2011), which was named a Notable Book for 2012 by the American Library Association (ALA). A third full-length collection, Wen Kroy, won the 2011 Orphic Prize in Poetry from Dream Horse Press and is forthcoming in Winter 2012. She was recently selected by Poet Laureate Philip Levine to receive a 2012 Witter Bynner Fellowship in Poetry. She lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with her husband Duncan Hayse and three children, Annabelle, Walker, and Eliza. She works as a Development Officer for the New Mexico State University (NMSU) Foundation.
SERIES: Poet and the Poem