Rattlecast #58 features Gregory Loselle. Gregory's formal poems have appeared two issues of Rattle, most recently the summer 2020 issue.
Gregory Loselle won four Hopwood Awards and The Academy of American Poets Prize at The University of Michigan, where he earned an MFA. He has won The William van Wert Fiction Award from Hidden River Arts, and Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition for his short fiction, and The Ruby Lloyd Apsey Award for Playwriting.
His poems have won The Robert Frost Award of The Robert Frost Foundation, the Rita Dove Prize for poetry (both First Prize and an Honorable Mention) at Salem College, and multiple awards in the Poetry Society of Michigan's Annual Competitions, and have appeared in The Ledge, Oberon, The Comstock Review, Rattle, The Georgetown Review, River Styx, The Spoon River Poetry Review, The Pinch, Alehouse, Sow's Ear, and many others, and online in The Ambassador Poetry Project and other sites as well.
His chapbooks include Phantom Limb (2008), and Our Parents Dancing (2010, both from Pudding House Press); The Whole of Him Collected (2012), and About the House (2013, from Finishing Line Press; and In Ordinary Time (2019, from Moonstone Press). His first full-length collection, The Very Rich Hours, came out in 2019 through The Poetry Box Press.
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This Week's Prompt:
September is Classical Music Month. Listen to a piece of classical music and let it inspire your poem.
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem from the point of view of an animal.
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