Susan Rich is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, Gallery of Postcards and Maps, New and Selected Poems (Salmon Poetry). Her awards include a PEN USA Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Times Literary Supplement Award. Rich’s poems have appeared in the Antioch Review, New England Review, O Magazine, Image Journal, and elsewhere. Blue Atlas, will be released next year by Red Hen Press.
Odyssey to the Self: Seven Minutes with Susan Rich and Nancy Mitchell
When my mother took out the small skillet, black and flecked