Poems on Food, Race, and Identity

Poems on Food, Race, and Identity

Adrienne Su, Professor of Creative Writing and Poet-in-Residence at Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, is the author of the newly released collection Peach State (University of Pittsburgh Press). Her previous books include Living Quarters, Having None of It, Sanctuary, and Middle Kingdom. In addition to appearing in five volumes of Best American Poetry, her work has been widely published in…

Grimoire, a New Collection

Grimoire, a New Collection

Cherene Sherrard is a poet, scholar, and essayist, and the Sally Mead Hands-Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. About her most recent poetry collection, Grimoire (Autumn House Press, 2020), Terrance Hayes writes, “Her ingredients are positively cornucopian, but it’s Sherrard’s keen, enlivening spirit that gives this remarkable book its flavor….[She] shows us how…

Nathan McClain

Nathan McClain

“I was concerned…that these were the only poems I’d ever write.” Interview by Sara London, WTP Poetry Editor Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, 2017) and a recipient of fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The Frost Place, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Currently, he teaches at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts,…

Terri Witek

Terri Witek

“I’m definitely happier now as a mixed-bag poet.” Interview by Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Terri Witek’s most recent book is The Rape Kit (2018). She is also the author of Body Switch (2016); Exit Island (2012); The Shipwreck Dress (2008), a Florida Book Award winner; Carnal World (2006); Fools and Crows (2003); Courting Couples, a winner of the 2000 Center for Book…