Interviews - February 2024

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Brandi George in conversation with Sandra Simonds

Brandi George, George's new book "The Nameless," and Sandra Simonds.
From left to right: Brandi George, George's new book "The Nameless," and Sandra Simonds.

This interview with Brandi George was conducted by Sandra Simonds via email and on Zoom on November 12, 2023. The two discuss George's latest book, The Nameless (Kernpunkt Press, 2023).

The Nameless: a memoir-in-verse (http://www.kernpunktpress.com/store/p38/nameless.html), is the winner of the Eyelands Book Award. Brandi‚Äôs work explores her struggle with mental illness, sexual assault, religious extremism, an exorcism, and the burning of her creative work when she was in her early teens. Through all of this, she has been guided and inspired by the power of poetry and artmaking.