Join Melissa F Alvarado as she talks to Rita Mae Reese about her book The Alphabet Conspiracy,
Rita Mae Reese has received a Pushcart prize, the Paumanok Poetry Prize, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, a Stegner fellowship, and a “Discovery”/The Nation award. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies. Her first book, The Alphabet Conspiracy, was published by Arktoi Books/Red Hen Press in 2011. She is currently working on a book of poetry about the writer Flannery O’Connor tentatively titled The Book of Hulga. You can visit her online at www.ritamaereese.com.