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 […]
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
In this short but poignant essay from Follow the Thread, Sue Ellen Thompson explores what brought her to writing. Read the essay here (PDF).