Open Bella Li’s collections Argosy or Lost Lake and you’ll immediately be struck by the beauty of her imagery. In this chat, recorded on a rainy Melbourne afternoon, I check in with Bella after the year that was. We discuss how and why she works with the materials she does, her relationships to both poetry and genre, and get a sneak preview of her new collection.
- The Witch: A New England Folktale
- Pascalle Burton
- The Dickinsonian Dash
- Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
- Don Mee Choi
- Michael Ondaatje’s Long Poem Anthology, with Roy Kiyooka