The Zen of Ralph Black

Poet Ralph Black comes by the studio to discuss his new book Bloom and Laceration. We discuss the spiritual elements of his poems, travel, and more!


About Ralph Black:

Ralph Black was raised in Maryland and educated at the University of Oregon and New York University. His first collection of poems, Turning Over the Earth, was published by Milkweed Editions. He is also the author of a chapbook, The Apple Psalms.  Black is the recipient of the Anne Halley Poetry Prize from The Massachusetts Review and the Chelsea Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in The Georgia and Gettysburg Reviews, Orion, and West Branch. He lives in Rochester, NY, and teaches at SUNY, College at Brockport.

Thursday, May 24, 2018