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Behind the Words: Erin Hoover

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Erin Hoover’s poem “Temp” featured in the first issue of Spry Literary Journal. Jennifer Martelli recently had the opportunity to interview Erin about her writing process and her world as a poet invested in the literary community. They discussed her fascinating, haunting poem that features a car rental shop, a store-bought cake, and cannibals!   Jennifer Martelli: “Temp” is a fascinating poem, chilling in the best way, because it’s set up to be so ordinary, that the weight of the ominous is like “a full-body smack.”  The poem is really two stories:  the speaker’s story and the lady with the grandson.  What is the origin?  What compelled...

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