Nicelle Davis is the author of three books of poetry, most recently the novel-in-poems In the Circus of You.
Nicelle Davis is a California poet, collaborator, and performance artist whose most recent book is the novel-in-poems, In the Circus of You. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Beloit Poetry Journal, The New York Quarterly, PANK, and SLAB Magazine. She is editor-at-large of The Los Angeles Review and currently teaches at Paraclete and with the Red Hen Press WITS program.
To read an exercise on writing description and Davis’ poem “In a Note Not Given to the Addressee,” click here.
In this wide-ranging interview, Davis discusses Borges’ “The Aleph,” Mikhail Bakhtin’s view of poetry as monolithic, and why poetry is not going extinct.
I love the poem “In a Note Not Given to the Addressee,” especially the way it uses a…
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