In a recent survey for Tweetspeak Poetry (please take our main survey if you haven’t yet; we’re listening), one reader suggested we create a place for you to ask us anything about poetry. What a great idea. (One that’s been a long time coming, as community member Maureen Doallas suggested this in the past.)
Now, we certainly don’t claim to have all the answers. But we’re happy to use our collective experience as award-winning poets and reviewers to answer your questions, or at least point you in the direction of getting your questions answered through another excellent resource.
As you can see, this is a brand new column, so we’ll be refining it as we go along and maybe altering the shape it takes. (For instance, right now we’re leaving it wide open, but perhaps we’ll focus it later on, as in “ask us anything about sonnets” or “ask us anything about poem titles.”)
Alright, the Poet is in. Ask us anything about poetry.
Photo by Michelle Ortega. Used with permission.
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About One of Our Resident Poets
Tania Runyan has served as an editor for Every Day Poems and is the author of four books of poetry, including A Thousand Vessels and Simple Weight. Her poems have appeared in many publications, including Poetry, Atlanta Review, Nimrod, and Southern Poetry Review. She received an NEA Literature fellowship in 2011.