Wednesday, March 15, 2006

11/7: Ed Skoog & Sue Ellen Thompson

Ed Skoog’s poems have appeared in Poetry, Plougshares, The New Republic, and NO: A Journal of the Arts. A limited edition collection of poems, Field Recordings, was published in 2004 by Seattle’s Lit Rag Press. He recently moved from New Orleans to southern California.

Sue Ellen Thompson is the author of This Body of Silk, which won the 1986 Samuel French Morse Prize, and The Wedding Boat (Owl Creek Press), as well as The Leaving: New and Selected Poems and The Golden Hour, both published by Autumn House; she is also the editor of The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. She has been a Robert Frost Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Visiting Writer at Central Connecticut State University, and Poet-in-Residence at SUNY Binghamton and at the Frost place in Franconia, New Hampshire. Her poetry has been widely anthologized including in Garrison Keillor's nationally syndicated radio show Writer's Almanac. Formerly of Mystic, Connecticut, she recently moved to Maryland, where she works as a writer and editor.