When Richard Blanco was on tour to promote For All of Us, One Today (Beacon Press), he stopped at Skylight Books for a fantastic reading. It was his first time in Los Angeles and we were fortunate to catch up with him beforehand.
T. Zachary Cotler’s new book, Ghost at the Loom (MP Publishing), is his first novel. In this interview, he talks about his transition from poetry to writing novels. We also discuss poetry’s place in the world today and the visionary experience of poets like William Blake and Allen Ginsberg. T.