Audio Interview: Poet Patricia Colleen Murphy

An Interview by Dante Di Stefano

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Audio Interview: Patricia Colleen Murphy

by Dante Di Stefano


Readers of Arcadia might remember Patricia Colleen Murphy’s poem, “Songs in Kiswahili,” from Issue 9.1. In honor of her debut collection, Hemming Flames, the staff at Arcadia would like you to enjoy this audio version of Patricia’s poem and an in depth interview with the author herself as she discusses family, travel, mental illness, the confessional mode, and contemporary poetics. Enjoy and pick up a copy of Hemming Flames today!

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Check out Di Stefano’s review of Hemming Flames here.


Dante Di Stefano

Author: Dante Di Stefano

Dante Di Stefano is the author of Love is a Stone Endlessly in Flight (Brighthorse Books, 2016). His poetry, essays, and reviews have appeared in Brilliant Corners,The Los Angeles Review, Shenandoah, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. He is the winner of the 2015 Red Hen Press Poetry Award, the Crab Orchard Review's 2016 Special Issue Feature Award in Poetry, and the 2016 Manchester Poetry Prize.