Elizabeth Lyons holds a PhD from the University of Houston and an MFA from Purdue University. Her poems have appeared in Tin House, Indiana Review, New South, and Salt Hill. A recipient of
fellowships and prizes from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, Vermont Studio Center, the I-Park Foundation, and the Academy of American Poets, she lives in Houston, TX
"So much of sobriety is just sitting around and waiting until you are allowed to go to sleep, and start over again, especially early on. But everything in this book is 100% emotionally true to my experience."
Read the interview with Kaveh Akbar about his chapbook, PORTRAIT OF AN ALCOHOLIC, where he speaks about experiences with addiction, how poetry has helped him, and the influence his words have had on others.
Look for his forthcoming full length title, CALLING A WOLF A WOLF, this September. ...