An interview with alumnus Gary Hawkins (poetry, ’95) appears at The Collagist:

Gary Hawkins is a poet, teacher, and scholar. A letterpress chapbook, Who Do We Know Who Works? is forthcoming in 2014 from Trade Union Press. His poetry, pedagogy, and criticism have appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Teaching Creative Writing in Higher Education, Emily Dickinson Journal, and other venues. He teaches and serves as associate dean at Warren Wilson College, and he thrills at having one of poetry’s most enviable addresses in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

His poem, “Five (Occupational) Love Poems,” appeared in Issue Fifty-Five of The Collagist.

Here, he talks with interviewer Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes about Walt Whitman’s workers, stolen poems, and poems that build “in” instead of “out.”

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