For this episode, I am joined by poet, teacher, and extraordinary father, Mr. Keith Leonard. Keith was a monumental figure in my personal growth and development, and continues to be a leader in all that he does. I TRUST him with anything and everything. Thanks for listening!
Poetry Northwest‘s podcast series, The Subvocal Zoo, features editors and friends of the magazine interviewing poets. Each episode features lively conversation between writers in a different location.Episode 11 of the Subvocal Zoo podcast features Keith Leonard interviewed by Poetry Northwest editor Kevin Craft. Their conversation takes place during the 2015 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Middlebury, Vermont. Topics of discussion include: joy, tenderness, Krispy Kreme, odes, Ross Gay & the poetics of pain, basketball, and writing poems & parenting. iTunes | Stitcher | RSS Keith Leonard‘s first collection of poems, Ramshackle Ode, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in April 2016. He is also the author of a chapbook, Still, the Shore, published by YesYes Books. Keith is currently a Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at Indiana University. Kevin Craft is the editor of Poetry Northwest. – This podcast is made possible in part by listener support. Have you been enjoying what we’re doing here? Would you like to hear more of these conversations? We hope you’ll become a supporting listener by donating to our Patreon page! We would love to know what you think! Please leave a review or comment in iTunes. Photo courtesy of Matthew Kelsey.