Category Archives: Poet Behind the Poetry

Shira Dentz’s “Flounders” from Essay Press

In this work, I engage with notions of form and beauty that I, as an artist and a social being, have inherited and tacitly acknowledge or actively work against. Read more at Essay Press  

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Nin Andrews: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. My Next Small Thing There’s a meme going around writer’s blogs in which writers talk about their … Continue reading

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Kenneth Rosen: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. I know a poem is finished when…I wake up the next morning and the sky is blue, … Continue reading

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Jack Ridl: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. I wish the world knew this about poets…..                   … Continue reading

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Teresa Carson: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. A few questions on my mind Why don’t poets talk more about the art of poetry, less … Continue reading

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Andrea Carter Brown: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. The Many Lives of a Poem I know a poem is finished when . . . well, … Continue reading

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Susan Jackson: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life.   Being a poet is like talking to the world, like listening deeply, a continuous conversation with … Continue reading

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Dawn Potter: Poet Behind the Poetry

Poet Behind the Poetry, CKP’s special blog series in honor of National Poetry Month, looks behind the scenes of a writer’s creative life. Still Inside Me or Gone? I know a poem is finished when each of the words I have … Continue reading

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Poet Behind the Poetry: our Poetry Month blog series

In honor of National Poetry Month, we always want to do something a little different to celebrate. Last year, it was Poem in Your Pocket.  This year, we wanted to look behind the poetry and hear from poets on the … Continue reading

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