Welcome back to Tiferet Talk! We start off the new year with our new host Gayle Brandeis. Join us as we speak with poet and creative nonfiction writer Molly Peacock.
Molly Peacock is the author of The Analyst (W. W. Norton & Company; 2017) a poetry collection on the relationship between therapist and patient after the therapist survives a brain hemorrhage. Peacock uses a variety of forms from sonnet and villanelle to free forms to explore this new relationship. She has also written biography, The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life’s Work at 72. memoir, creative non-fiction, and craft. She has also performed a one-woman staged monologue in poems in theatres throughout North America. She is also the editor of collections of both creative non-fiction and poetry.
Molly Peacock is former Poet-in-Residence at the American Poets’ Corner and President Emerita of the Poetry Society of America. She is one of the creators of Poetry in Motion on subways and buses throughout North America. As well, for ten years Peacock conducted quarterly poetry circles on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Among her awards are Danforth Foundation, Ingram Merrill Foundation, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and New York State Council on the Arts Fellowships. She is based in Toronto and New York.
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Host: Gayle Brandeis
Senior Producer: RJ Jeffreys
Associate Producer: Udo Hintze
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