Episode 7: Scott Edward Anderson - Poetic Influences


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Scott Edward Anderson is the author of FALLING UP: A Memoir of Second Chances, DWELLING: an ecopoem, FALLOW FIELD, and WALKS IN NATURE’S EMPIRE. He has been a Concordia Fellow at the Millay Colony for the Arts and received the Nebraska Review Award. His poetry has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, The Cortland Review, The Wayfarer, and two anthologies. His essays and reviews have appeared in basalt, The Bloomsbury Review, Cleaver, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Schuylkill Valley Journal, and elsewhere. For many years, he has worked in conservation, social enterprise, and clean energy consulting with such organizations as The Nature Conservancy, Ashoka, VerdeStrategy, and EY. In this conversation, we talk about his poetic influences, the importance of mentorship, and hear a variety of poems and essays from his works.

You can follow Scott on Instagram @greenskeptic, and at www.scottedwardanderson.com.

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