By Melissa Adamo on Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 9:04 am
What is the best poetry advice you’ve received?
Morgan Parker: Write drunk, edit sober.
What are you currently working on?
Parker: A YA novel about my experience growing up in the suburbs, my second poetry collection, and a trillion other things.
In a previous interview with EKR, Britt said “everything is sound.” So if everything is sound, how would you describe yours? Or, disagree.
Parker: I guess sort of like a playlist of Sun Ra and Sonic Youth? Some weeping in the background?
What is the last book you read?
Parker: Fred Moten’s “The Feel Trio,” and I’m finishing “A Little Life.”
What’s your favorite drink (besides FREE WATER)?
Parker: Wine. Any wine and all the wines.
Find Morgan Parker online at www.morgan-parker.com, follow her on twitter @morganapple, get Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me up at Night from Switchback Books, and see her in real life at Free Water 8 on August 14th at KGB Bar. Follow Freewater on Twitter @FreeWaterArts.
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