[CONTENT WARNING: Death and illness; sexual abuse; suicide]
We always say this, but this is one of our best episodes. We are thrilled to welcome Rachel McKibbens, a dear friend of ours and a blessing to the world.
Rachel McKibbens is a two-time New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and author of four collections of poetry, Pink Elephant, Into The Dark & Emptying Field, MAMMOTH and blud.
In 2012, McKibbens founded the annual Pink Door Writing Retreat, open exclusively to non-men writers of color. McKibbens is a member of Latinas Unidas and co-curates the critically acclaimed reading series Poetry & Pie Night in upstate New York.