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In Conversation

Anthony Caleshu & Peter Gizzi

‘Words are haunted. Think of it: as long as there have been soldiers there have been poets. I have often felt that being a poet is a form of civil disobedience.’

Anthony Caleshu

Anthony Caleshu’s fourth book of poems, A Dynamic Exchange Between Us, was published by Shearsman in 2019. He is Professor of Poetry and leads the MA Creative Writing at the University of Plymouth, out of where he publishes the small press, Periplum.

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Peter Gizzi

Peter Gizzi is the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently, Archeophonics (finalist for the 2016 National Book Award), In Defense of Nothing and Threshold Songs. In February of 2020, Carcanet published Sky Burial: New & Selected Poems.

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