The Beat: Amy Wright

Knox Pods

May 25 2021 • 4 mins

Amy Wright is the author of three books of poetry and six chapbooks. Wright’s essays have appeared in The Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, Ninth Letter, Brevity, and elsewhere. She has been awarded two Peter Taylor Fellowships to the Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop, an Individual Artist Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission, and a fellowship to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her nonfiction debut, Paper Concert: A Conversation in the Round, is forthcoming in 2021 from Sarabande Books. She teaches at Austin Peay State University.

"Habitat" is used with permission by the author.


Read "Habitat" by Amy Wright

Amy Wright’s website

Forthcoming book: Paper Concert: A Conversation in the Round by Amy Wright

"Yam Weevil” at Verse Daily

“Prey,” an essay at Kenyon Review Online

Review of Cracker Sonnets and interview at New Books Network