Nate Mackey Interview, Part 6

  In the final segment from my August 24, 2012 interview with poet Nate Mackey, he responds to questions about the notions of reincarnation, lost continents and how his book Nod House is about “an age coming to and end,” but also how he has hope for...

Nate Mackey Interview Part 5

  In part 5 of my August 24, 2012 Skype interview with poet Nate Mackey, he discusses his method of writing poetry, how it is not done from an outline and a notion from the book A Musical View of the Universe which informs his approach to composition. See also:...

Nate Mackey Interview, Part 4

In part four of my August 24, 2012 interview with poet Nate Mackey, he talks about his practice of 2nd takes in his books Splay Anthem and Nod House, the allusions to Jazz suggested by such a practice and his method of numbering the segments of “Mu” and...

Nate Mackey Interview, Part 3

I interviewed Nate Mackey a second time on August 24, 2012, via Skype. The first two segments of that interview are summarized here. In segment three, our discussion of his latest book Nod House continues. I asked him specifically about a quote in the book from Max...

Nate Mackey Interview, Part 2

In the first part of my latest (8.24.12) interview with poet, editor, essayist and novelist Nate Mackey, he discussed the serial poem, the open nature of it and how the poem itself guides the composition. In part two he discusses one of the main themes of his latest...