SEA NETTLES: NEW & SELECTED POEMS, my sixth book of poetry, is now available from the publisher and on Amazon. As the title poem reminds us, “For each of us/ […]
Click on “Workshops” above to see more information on the workshops that I will be teaching this winter on Zoom for The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD.
Interview with Bill Peak of the Talbot County Library, conducted on June 1, 2020 for The Talbot Spy: https://talbotspy.org/the-library-guy-poet-sue-ellen-thompson-talks-to-bill-peak/
I know–from personal experience–how difficult it is for English majors like me to adjust to the use of the singular “they.” The most common objection raised by my friends is […]
Four of my lectures on contemporary American poets–two on Robert Frost, one on Jane Kenyon, and one on Jack Gilbert–have been recorded as podcasts by Delmarva Public Radio. To listen, […]
It is rare for a national newspaper to even mention poetry, let alone in the context of a celebrity story. But Kathleen Parker, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist on politics and culture […]
Grace Cavalieri interviews me for “The Poet and the Poem” at the Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/poetry/media/avfiles/poet-poem-sueellen-thompson.mp3
From Diane Lockward’s Poetry Newsletter, find out how Sue Ellen learned to relinquish control over the writing process and let the poem lead her to its own truth. Read the […]