Episode 25: Ellie Black | University of Mississippi
Ellie Black smiles at the camera, wearing a white shirt and standing in front of an orange wall.

Humor. Experimentation. Sound play. Ellie Black of the University of Mississippi talks to Jared about how her poetry has gotten increasingly weird, the influence of the Gurlesque movement, and the benefits of a high faculty-to-student ratio.

Ellie Black is a poetry MFA candidate entering her third year at the University of Mississippi and the incoming senior poetry editor of the Yalobusha Review. Her poetry can be found in Black Warrior Review, DIAGRAM, Booth, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. Find her at her website, elliekblack.com, on Twitter at @elliekblack, and Instagram at @ellie.kb.

Mentions:

· Cathy Park Hong
· Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers
·
Gurlesque: the new grrly, grotesque, burlesque poetics edited by Lara Glenum and Arielle Greenberg 
· Brenda Shaughnessy
· Dorothea Lasky
· "A Cyborg Manifesto" by Donna Haraway
· Kiese Laymon, Professor, UM
· Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Professor, UM
· Beth Ann Fennelly, Professor, UM
· Melissa Ginsburg, Assistant Professor, UM
· Derrick A. Harriell, Associate Professor, UM
· January Gill O'Neil
· Maurice Ruffin
·
Yalobusha Review
· Longleaf Writers Conference
· Matt Bondurant, Associate Professor, UM

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