SR Pod/Vod Series: Poet Lucinda Roy

Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature this podcast by Lucinda Roy.

lucindaroyLucinda Roy’s publications include the poetry collections The Humming Birds (winner of the Eighth Mountain Poetry Prize), and Wailing the Dead to Sleep; the novels Lady Moses and The Hotel Alleluia; and a memoir-critique, No Right to Remain Silent: What We’ve Learned from the Tragedy at Virginia Tech. Her work has appeared recently or is forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Blackbird, Callaloo, Measure, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, River Styx, and USA Today. She is an Alumni Distinguished Professor in English at Virginia Tech, where she teaches fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry in the MFA program.

You can read along with her poems in Issue 8 of Superstition Review.

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2 thoughts on “SR Pod/Vod Series: Poet Lucinda Roy

  • October 13, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Wow, hearing “Custodians of the Bush” aloud added a new dimension to her words. The last line truly stays with me.

    • October 15, 2012 at 9:07 pm

      The difference between reading a poem and hearing it is astonishing, isn’t it? Reading a poem out loud, unless you’re asked to, is sort of a lost practice.


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