Embodied Non-Fiction: An Interview with Lia Purpura
March 13, 2016, 2PM
Yin Correspondent, Lauren Westerfield, interviews Lia Purpura.
Lia is the author of three collections of essays (Rough Likeness, On ooking, Increase); three previous collections of poems (King Baby, Stone Sky Lifting, The Brighter the Veil); and one collection of translations (Poems of Grzegorz Musial: Berliner Tagebuch and Taste of Ash). A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (for On Looking), she has also been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, a Fulbright Foundation Fellowship (Translation, Warsaw, Poland), three Pushcart Prizes, a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, and multiple residencies and fellowships at the MacDowell Colony.