blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2021  Vol. 20  No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Steve Scafidi

   The Junebugs 
   animation by Oddfellows

   Steve Scafidi Reading Loop
   Including a conversation with Steve Scafidi with an embedded
   video reading of four poems, and a conversation outtake.

Steve Scafidi is the author of To the Bramble and the Briar (University of Arkansas Press, 2014), The Cabinetmaker’s Window (Louisiana State University Press, 2014), For Love of Common Words (Louisiana State University Press, 2006), Sparks from a Nine-Pound Hammer (Louisiana State University Press, 2001), and Songs for the Carry-On (Q Avenue Press, 2013). He has won the Larry Levis Reading Prize, the James Boatwright Prize, and the Miller Williams Prize. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has taught at several universities including, most recently, in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.  end

Photo by Isabella Scafidi