Susan Lilley reads poems that capture Orlando in special place and time, and talks about what it's like to be the city's inaugural Poet Laureate.
Work read & discussed: "Floor Show" (poetry); "Hegemony" (poetry); "Delmonicos" (prose poetry); "Fall" (poetry).
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Susan Lilley is a Florida native. Her work has appeared in American Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, Poet Lore, The Southern Review, Drunken Boat, Saw Palm, Hippocampus and Sweet, among other journals. She’s a past winner of the Rita Dove Poetry Award and has published two chapbooks, Night Windows and Satellite Beach. She teaches literature and writing at Trinity Preparatory School and has taught at University of Central Florida and Rollins College. She was recently appointed inaugural poet laureate for the city of Orlando.