A conversation with Angie Mazakis, author of I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First (UArkPress, 2020).
Read: Angie Mazakis's poem "Oh, My Kidneys," which she reads on the episode, and Han’s review of I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First.
Angie Mazakis's first book of poetry, I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First, was chosen by Billy Collins as a finalist for the 2020 Miller Williams Prize and was published by University of Arkansas Press in March 2020. The book was also a finalist for the National Poetry Series and was named by The Boston Globe as one of the Best Books of 2020. Her poems have appeared in The New Republic, Boston Review, The Iowa Review, Best New Poets, Washington Square Review, Columbia Journal, Indiana Review, Conduit, Lana Turner Journal, Nat. Brut and other journals. She is a PhD student in creative writing at Ohio University.
Purchase: I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First (UAPress, 2020).
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What is Of Poetry?
Kitchen table conversations with poets, hosted by Han VanderHart.