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Episode 56: Diamond Forde

Episode Summary

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Lynne Thompson reads Diamond Forde’s poem "Trying to Write A Music Poem" from her collection Mother Body.

Participant(s) Bio

Diamond Forde's debut collection, Mother Body, is the winner of the 2019 Saturnalia Poetry Prize. She has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Pink Poetry Prize, the Furious Flower Poetry Prize, and CLA's Margaret Walker Memorial Prize, and placed in the Frontier Poetry's New Poets Award.

She is a Callaloo and Tin House fellow, whose work has appeared in Massachusetts Review, Ninth Letter, NELLE, Tupelo Quarterly, and more. Diamond serves as the assistant editor of Southeast Review, and the fiction editor for Nat. Brut.