Barrelhousing with Featured Poet Sheila Squillante

Dan Brady: Beautiful Nerve, your first full-length collection, is our featured poetry book at this year’s Conversations & Connections DC. Can you tell me a little bit about how this book came to be? Sheila Squillante: This book had a lengthy gestation. It’s hard to believe (for me) that some of the poems came from […]

Barrelhousing with Amy Butcher

Amy Butcher is the author of Visiting Hours (Penguin/Random House) and an essayist with recent work in The New York Times, The Paris Review online, Tin House online, The Iowa Review, and other prestigious markets. She’ll be participating in the “Finding Your Balance: Honesty and Self-indulgence in Memoir” panel at Conversations and Connections DC on […]