The Beat: A Reading and Conversation with Linda Parsons

Knox Pods

Jun 3 2024 • 33 mins

Poet, playwright, and essayist Linda Parsons is the poetry editor for Madville Publishing and the copy editor for Chapter 16, the literary website of Humanities Tennessee. Her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, Southern Poetry Review, Terrain, The Chattahoochee Review, Baltimore Review, Shenandoah, and others. Her sixth collection, Valediction, contains poems and prose. Five of her plays have been produced by Flying Anvil Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Bio and poems at the Poetry Foundation

"Poet Linda Parsons Launches Her Latest Work, 'Valediction'" in Inside of Knoxville

"Valediction: Poems and Prose" in Southern Literary Review

"Travels with My Father" in Still: The Journal

Two poems at

"Therapy Dog" at Verse Daily

Two poems at Vox Populi

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