Pocketry Presents A Poetry Podcast

Episode 14: An Interview with Dominique Hecq - Part One The Creative Process

October 12, 2021

Content Warning: grief, death, SIDs

Belgian-born poet and scholar, Dominique Hecq talks about silence and sunshine, prose vs poetry, the materiality of language, writing through the night, sequences and triptychs, getting stuck, rhythm vs images, sounds and movement, hearing what the poem wants, first drafts and mess, crossing borders of art and language, loss and grief, languages and translation, appropriation, imagination and creativity as well as tips for revising poetry and generating ideas. Dominique's recent collection, Tracks, can be purchased from Recent Work Press www.recentworkpress.com/product/tracks/.

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