Loved Ones: “Sparrow,” by Caleb Curtiss

For National Poetry Month, I am going to record some of my favorite poems and talk a little about what they mean to me. I hope you enjoy!   https://soundcloud.com/sheilasquillante/sheila-squillante-reads-sparrow-by-caleb-curtiss   Caleb is the poetry editor at Hobart, and a new friend. I picked up his book, The Taxonomy of the Space Between Us, at … Continue reading Loved Ones: “Sparrow,” by Caleb Curtiss

Loved Ones: “For My Lover, Returning to His Wife,” by Anne Sexton

For National Poetry Month, I am going to record some of my favorite poems and talk a little about what they mean to me. I hope you enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/sheilasquillante/for-my-lover-returning-to-his-wife   Just look at the metaphors in this poem! Each one vivid and still memorable to me, 25 years after the first time I read it … Continue reading Loved Ones: “For My Lover, Returning to His Wife,” by Anne Sexton

Beautiful News: Interview with Barrelhouse Magazine

Very happy to have had the opportunity to talk with Barrelhouse's poetry editor, Dan Brady, about Beautiful Nerve, prose poetry, anxiety and Patrick Swayze! http://www.barrelhousemag.com/#!Sheila-Squillantes-Beautiful-Nerve/cge1/551d4bc20cf215f35a3563d5 This is my first official interview about the book, and I'm happy that it was with a journal that has so supported my work, and the work of many of … Continue reading Beautiful News: Interview with Barrelhouse Magazine