First Book Interviews: Brent Goodman

Brent Goodman, whose poetry collection The Brother Swimming Beneath Me was nominated for a Thom Gunn Award and a Lambda Literary Award, is interviewed by Keith Montesano in First Book Interviews. About writing this collection, Goodman says, “The Brother Swimming Beneath Me came together into three sections: opening lyrics, central elegies, and finally a series of concrete prose poems. Within each section, I tried to arrange the poems like one jazz soloist nodding to the next, with the opening notes of each poem riffing off the scale and rhythm of the last.” Read on for more.

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