Natasha Trethewey on Her Revision Process « the poet’s billow

This is a really insightful article on revision. Here’s an excerpt: How Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Wrote Her Father’s ‘Elegy’ By Alex Hoyt Now, the reader seeing the final draft doesn’t know that I have my own secret journal in which I feel “silenced” by my father. The work of the poem is following certain … Continue reading

April Street Shoot (via Tishan Baldeo Photography)

From Toronto … Stark miracle. The weather was great so we organized a street shoot on a nice Friday afternoon. The location was downtown Toronto, specifically Dundas and Yonge. After all the times, it is just the one spot we always begin and meet. I like it because incase anyone is late there is something … Continue reading