Of Poetry

A conversation with Alina Stefanescu, author of Dor (Wandering Aengus Press, 2021).

Show Notes

Listen: On Apple, Google, Spotify, and elsewhere.

Read: Alina's poem "Apologia," which she reads on Episode 14.

Alina Stefanescu was born in Romania and lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her partner and several intense mammals. Recent books include a creative nonfiction chapbook, Ribald (Bull City Press Inch Series, Nov. 2020) and Dor, which won the Wandering Aengus Press Prize (September, 2021). Her debut fiction collection, Every Mask I Tried On, won the Brighthorse Books Prize (April 2018). Alina's poems, essays, and fiction can be found in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, World Literature Today, Pleiades, Poetry, BOMB, Crab Creek Review, and others. She serves as poetry editor for several journals, reviewer and critic for others, and Co-Director of PEN America's Birmingham Chapter. She is currently working on a novel-like creature. 

Purchase: Dor (signed copy) directly from Alina Stefanescu.

What is Of Poetry?

Kitchen table conversations with poets, hosted by Han VanderHart.