Traci Brimhall

Traci Brimhall is the author of four poetry collections: Come the Slumberless from the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon); Saudade (Copper Canyon); Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton), winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award.

Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Believer, The New Republic, Orion, New York Times Magazine, and Best American Poetry.  She’s received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and the National Endowment for the Arts.  She’s the Director of Creative Writing at Kansas State University and lives in Manhattan, KS.

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  1. […] Traci Brimhall spoke to us from Kansas in mid-August where the weather was warm though the Delta surge was making its way to the area from Missouri. Brimhall is a poet with multiple books to her name. Her most recent, Come the Slumberless from the Land of Nod came out just as the pandemic began which meant cancelled book tours and staying home reading poetry to herself rather than to others. The work in this new book stretches far into the past, some of it from the time when she was pregnant with her son who is now eight years old. The pandemic dampened the celebratory feeling of the book launch at first, but now that our culture has adapted to a new way of connecting, Brimhall feels that the option of an online platform has actually opened the world in interesting ways. To hear more, including live readings by the poet, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Traci Brimhall spoke to us from Kansas in mid-August where the weather was warm though the Delta surge was making its way to the area from Missouri. Brimhall is a poet with multiple books to her name. Her most recent, Come the Slumberless from the Land of Nod came out just as the pandemic began which meant cancelled book tours and staying home reading poetry to herself rather than to others. The work in this new book stretches far into the past, some of it from the time when she was pregnant with her son who is now eight years old. The pandemic dampened the celebratory feeling of the book launch at first, but now that our culture has adapted to a new way of connecting, Brimhall feels that the option of an online platform has actually opened the world in interesting ways. To hear more, including live readings by the poet, listen to the complete interview. […]