A wide-ranging interview about poetry, otters, macro-poetics, and what it means to be a harried teacher-parent-poet.
Candice Kelsey and Jared Beloff
CANDICE M. KELSEY [she/her] is a poet, educator, and activist in Georgia. Her work appears in Passengers Journal, Variant Literature, and The Laurel Review among others. A finalist for a Best Microfiction 2023, she is the author of four collections with another forthcoming from Fauxmoir Lit. She has five and a half cats. Find her @candice-kelsey-7 @candicekelsey1 and candicemkelseypoet.com. JARED BELOFF is the author of WHO WILL CRADLE YOUR HEAD (ELJ Editions, 2023). He is the editor of the Marvel inspired poetry anthology, Marvelous Verses (Daily Drunk, 2021) and has been a peer-reviewer for Whale Road Review since 2021. His work can be found at Night Heron Barks, Baltimore Review, River Mouth Review, The Shore, Contrary Magazine and elsewhere. You can find him on Twitter @Read_Instead and see his website jaredbeloff.com. He is a teacher who lives in Queens, NY with his wife and two daughters.