Michelle Bitting’s recent collection, Notes to the Beloved, earned her a Kirkus star. In the book, the poet conjures narrators equally cerebral and sensual, tragic and comic, drawing from a wealth of personal experience—she’s been a dancer, chef and teacher—and her ear for the musicality of plain language.
Bitting strives, she says, “to write darkly sensual, frank poems that deal boldly and in a shockingly skillful way with the female body and experience.” We recently spoke to her about inspiration, self-promotion and her measure of success as a poet.
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