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, […]
Click on “Workshops” above to see more information on the workshops that I will be teaching this fall at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD.
The Washington Post has finally addressed an issue with which I have been struggling: how to re-train myself to refer to my only child as “they”–and how to explain it […]
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 […]
Video interview with David Wheelan of The Talbot Spy, conducted on April 14, 2015 at The Bullitt House, Easton, MD. http://talbotspy.org/poetry-sue-ellen-thompson-and-the-power-of-the-narrative-poem/
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 […]