Active Voice: Writers Respond

Emily Wall, Poet, Professor of English and Creative Writing

Episode Summary

Emily Wall is a poet and professor of English and Creative writing at the University of Alaska Southeast. Our conversation was recorded on a mild day in April 2021 on the patio of her family home overlooking Gastineau Channel in Douglas, Alaska.

Episode Notes

In conversation with Active Voice host and producer Katie Bausler, Emily Wall touches on her current project, chapbooks in the personas of three renowned women, the difference between good and bad poetry, the annual literary journal she oversees, her meeting with esteemed poet William Stafford (who wrote a poem about it), and what initially drew her to poetry. Learn more about Emily Wall and her poetry at her website.