Rattlecast #72 features Amy Miller and her most recent book, The Trouble with New England Girls. Amy has appeared many times in Poets Respond and six times in Rattle's issues, most recently issue 67.
Amy Miller's full-length poetry collection, The Trouble with New England Girls, won the Louis Award from Concrete Wolf Press, and her latest chapbooks are I Am on a River and Cannot Answer (BOAAT Press) and Rough House (White Knuckle Press). She won the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry Competition, judged by Tony Hoagland, the Jack Grapes Poetry Prize from Cultural Weekly, and the Earl Weaver Baseball Writing Prize from Cobalt Review, and has been a finalist for the Pablo Neruda Prize, the Tinderbox Prize, and the 49th Parallel Award.
For more information, visit:
I Am on a River and Cannot Answer (free PDF):
Rough House (free):
As always, we'll also include live open mic for responses to our weekly prompt or any other poems you'd like to share. For details on how to participate, either via Skype or by phone, go to: https://www.rattle.com/rattlecast/
This Week's Prompt:
Write a Clogyrnach, a syllabic Welsh form with six-line stanzas. Learn more about it here:
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem titled “Astronaut.” Avoid using the words space, spaceship, stars, moon, rocket, planet.
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