The Trouble with Troubler: Interview with Elijah Burrell

Elijah Burrell talks about his latest collection Troubler. We talk about the form of the poems, the role of music in his writing and more.


About the Elijah Burrell

Elijah Burrell was raised in Missouri and has lived there for most of his life. Aldrich Press published his first poetry collection, The Skin of the River, in 2014. Aldrich Press published his second book, TROUBLER, in 2018. Burrell received the 2010 Jane Kenyon Scholarship at Bennington College, where he earned his MFA in Writing and Literature at Bennington’s Writing Seminars. His writing has appeared in publications such as AGNI, North American Review, Southwest Review, The RumpusSugar House Review, Measure, and many others. In 2012 Burrell joined the faculty of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. An assistant professor in Lincoln’s Department of Humanities and Communication, Burrell teaches creative writing and literature. He resides near Jefferson City, Missouri.
Thursday, August 16, 2018