Episode One: Poems by Deborah L. Davitt, Amy Lowell, and A.J. Odasso

Deborah L. Davitt was raised in Nevada, but currently lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and son. Her poetry has received Rhysling, Dwarf Star, and Pushcart nominations; her short fiction has appeared in Galaxy’s Edge, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and Pseudopod. For more about her work, including her Edda-Earth novels and her poetry collection, The Gates of Never, please see www.edda-earth.com. You may contact her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/deborah.davitt.3 or Twitter @davittDL.  “Tessellation” was originally published in Silver Blade.

Amy Lowell was an important figure in early 20th Century American poetry  For more information, see the listing for Amy Lowell at The Academy of American Poets website.  “The Taxi” and “Summer Rain” are available at The Academy of American Poets website as well.  You can read the full text of her collection Sword Blades and Poppy Seed at the Project Gutenberg website.

A.J. Odasso’s most recent collection is The Sting of It, published by Tolsun Books.  “Hurricane Party” originally appeared in Rascal.

Adrienne Rich’s essay “Someone is Writing a Poem” is available at the Poetry Foundation website.