Readings Interviews and Reviews

Readings Interviews and Reviews 20. February 2016 Reading This Saturday! Downtown Victoria will be full of words. Looking forward to reading with Ash Smith for University of Houston-Victoria– And I get to see Charles Alexander too! — celebrating Saturday with Melissa Studdard.   15. February 2016: Review Feeling deeply considered, seen, heard– Many thanks to…… Continue reading Readings Interviews and Reviews

With Gayle Brandeis

With Gayle Brandeis after the Tiferet Journal reading in Minneapolis. She is such a lovely person! Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her books and contact her on http://melissastuddard.com/contact/ More information is available on Wikipedia.

A Conversation With Jane Hirshfield

“Poems give us permission to be unsure, in ways we must be if we are ever to learn anything not already known. If you look with open eyes at your actual life, it’s always going to be the kind of long division problem that doesn’t work out perfectly evenly. Poems let you accept the multiplicity…… Continue reading A Conversation With Jane Hirshfield

AWP in Minneapolis

About the Association of Writers & Writing Programs: AWP in Minneapolis Spontaneous skyway socializing–one of the great things about AWP in Minneapolis. With Melissa Studdard, Amy King, Rita Dove and Fred Viebahn Cocktails, VIDA style! — with Jane Ciabattari, Michele Filgate, Bethanne Patrick and Kamy Wicoff. Getting Wild with VIDA — with Amy King -…… Continue reading AWP in Minneapolis

Three New Poems

So happy to have three new poems published at Spork Press! And for the literary obsolescence of forks and spoons... And to appear alongside Amy King & David Tomas Martinez... Thanks, Richard Siken! http://sporkpress.com/sporklet/04_15/studdard.htm Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about… Continue reading Three New Poems

Debut of Motionpoem film

Amy King wrote: My woman's Motionpoem film will debut Thursday night & then we will dance until the roof is on fire! The film is an interpretation of Melissa Studdard 's "I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast" - will you tap dance with us? Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext… Continue reading Debut of Motionpoem film

A Gorgeous Review

Yay! Here's a gorgeous review of 'I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast' at Quill & Parchment. Thank you, Ed Bennett and Sharmagne Leland-St John-Sylbert! http://www.quillandparchment.com/archives/April2015/bookreview.html Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her books and contact her on http://melissastuddard.com/contact/… Continue reading A Gorgeous Review

A Prayer

I am so moved by the generosity of people making recordings of my poems! Here is a lovely, heartfelt video Ron Starbuck made of my poem “A Prayer.” Thank you, Ron! Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her…… Continue reading A Prayer

Integrating the Shadow

How honored I was to find Bill Yarrow’s gorgeous, stirring reading of my poem “Integrating the Shadow” over at The Mind-Swap! Thank you, Bill! Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her books and contact her on http://melissastuddard.com/contact/ More…… Continue reading Integrating the Shadow

My Poem And The Film

I am Snoopy-happy-dance excited to announce that the title poem from I Ate the Cosmos for breakfast has been selected by Motionpoems to be made into a film! More details soon…       Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext Texas. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about…… Continue reading My Poem And The Film