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Alec Finlay’s Sweeney’s Bothy / Bothan Shuibhne Project:
Sweeney Sierra: a conversation with Susan Tichy

Apartment Poetry #5 (2015): an excerpt from In Purpose at My Booke (from Trafficke)

Beloit Poetry Journal 65.4 (Summer 2015): The War Poets, My Tho, Imago (uncollected poems)

Beloit Poetry Journal 63:3 (Spring 2013): ‘That the Earth Is Not Only Supported by Their Strength but Fed by Their Ruin.’ A mesostic poem with text pulled from John Ruskin, in an issue devoted to long poems. (Uncollected)

Cerise Press Archive. Poems from The Avalanche Path in Summer (& some that were later cut from the manuscript) appeared in several issues & all can be accessed here. See list at the bottom of each page: Ballast; An Old Scat Full of Red Fur; Walked with the Feet, Warred with Their Arms; Geologue Picks Up a Pebble and Says to Us: See!; Murray Wrote Mountaineering in Scotland; Unfinished Mountain Finished with Words.

Cerise Press: A Journal of Literature, Arts & Culture 2:5 (2011):
Political Awareness, Social Consciousness, and Memory in Susan Tichy’s Poetry:
an interview by Greta Aart

Clade Song (2016): Small Volcano of a Mushroom, Pushing through Soil;
Pockets of Detail, Unsurrounded (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Entropy: The Birds (9.10.2020): With Moore & Niedecker on the North Sea | Seeing (from North|Rock|Edge; Hatteras | Like All Lines in the Sand, These (uncollected)

Evening Will Come (2013): An excerpt from Hairst & a statement of poetics, “Equal Meadows,” both in the Mixed Form issue. (from Trafficke)

Foreign Policy in Focus (2.21.2008): American Ghazals (from Gallowglass)

Free Verse 28 (2017): After Paradise; For Eighty Miles; Beyond Temporary, Like Snow Flurry; The Stones of Tamburlaine’s Army (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Free Verse 25 (2014): Leg Muscle Finds a Mountain Where the Eye Finds Only This or That, Alive, Isolaria, Of Half the Views I Have Yet Said Nothing (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Free Verse 17 (2009): Expression of Facts (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Free Verse 11 (2007): My Brother’s Name Is Babylon, No Copied Species Are Fooled (from Gallowglass)

 How a Poem Happens (3 Jan 2011): Susan Tichy on the writing of “Nui Sam,”
an interview by Brian Brodeur (from Bone Pagoda)

The Missouri Review, Poem of the Week (22 Feb 2015): A Walk Is Fact for the Walker and Fiction for Everyone Else (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Poetry Daily: short essays from “What Sparks Poetry,” an on-going feature
by members of the Editorial Board & guest contributors:
Susan Tichy on Gary Snyder’s “Logging”
Susan Tichy on Telling the Story that Cannot Be Told Yet Must Be Told:
M. Nourbese Philip’s
Zong!
Susan Tichy on “‘In Country That Is Rough but Not Difficult,
One Sees Where One Is & Where One Is Going at the Same Time'”

Plumwood Mountain: an Australian journal of ecopoetry and ecopoetics (2016): Route Sketched on a Map as if Walking (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Plumwood Mountain: an Australian journal of ecopoetry and ecopoetics (2017):
Avalanche Theory; In Country That Is Rough but Not Difficult, One Sees Where One Is & Where One Is Going at the Same Time (from The Avalanche Path in Summer); & 6 prose poems from Sweeney on Eigg: A Dictionary of His Days & Nights (uncollected).

Quiddity: International Literary Journal & Public Radio Program (2015):
A conversation with Tracy Zeman about Trafficke,
with an excerpt from “In Purpose at My Booke.”
Tichy_interview-1

The Road North (3): Kinloch-Rannoch (2010): Many Things, Sea Foam for Instance (uncollected), a mesostic poem imbedded in this landscape and textual journey
by Alec Finlay and Ken Cockburn, following Basho through Scotland

Spacecraftprojects #1 (2013): Rockfall on a Cliff Hidden by Trees; Tent Book;
The Mountains Flew Over the Water as Birds; At a Rockslide Ending in Willow,
a Larkspur Taller than Willow (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments (2017): In the 15th Chapter on Infinity, Try to Arrest One Detail (from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Tupelo Quarterly (2018): To Speak of One Is to Speak of the Other
(from The Avalanche Path in Summer)

Twelve or Twenty Questions (June 2010): an interview by Rob Mclennan

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6 poems from A Smell of Burning Starts the Day (Wesleyan, 1988)

Forms of Temptation, on the writing of A Smell of Burning Starts the Day,
from Tracks in the Snow: Essays by Colorado Poets,
edited by Ray Gonzalez. Mesilla Press, 1989.

7 poems from The Hands in Exile (Random House, 1983) – coming soon

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