Adair-Hodges, Erin 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
with Sarah Rose Nordgren and Jenny Molberg
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Certainly we have the time for that, at least,
to find the words they’ll bury us in,
singing over whatever’s left
a tumble of jumbles pushed out by tongues
because to keep living is the loneliest thing. 

Erin Adair-Hodges, “As If”

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Read this interview with Erin Adair-Hodges from the Georgia Review:

All I know
is that we do not have to have a thing
to lose it. I mourn the children
I am too sad to have, and the disappointment
of the lover I am too tired to take.

– Erin Adair-Hodges, “Of Yalta”

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Watch Erin Adair-Hodges read for the Chicago Poetry Center, with Sarah Rose Nordgren and Jenny Molberg:

The Poetry Center of Chicago: Six Points Reading Series

The Poetry Center of Chicago brings together poets Jenny Molberg, Erin Adair-Hodges, and Sarah Rose Nordgren for an installment of the Six Points Reading Series. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Erin Adair-Hodges starts reading at 17:20.

More info on Erin Adair-Hodges⇒

Erin Adair-Hodges is a poet and essayist born and raised in New Mexico who received her M.F.A. from the University of Arizona. She is the winner of the Allen Tate Award for Poetry, the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize for her first poetry collection Let’s All Die Happy, and various other prizes and awards, and her poems have appeared in Green Mountains Review, Kenyon Review, and Prairie Schooner, among others.