Reconnaissance: The Poetry of Amy Nawrocki (with audio)

Check out the latest Issue of Nutmeg Chatter and my interview with J. Timothy Quirk and a reading of “Giverny” from Reconnaissance.


nutmeg chatter amyProfessor Amy Nawrocki teaches Creative Writing and English at the University of Bridgeport. Her fist collection of poems “Four Blue Eggs” won the Poetry Prize for Homebound Publications. Professor Nawrocki visited WAPJ studios in Torrington, CT to discuss her new book “RECONNAISANCE”  The first portion of the interview is below and will be aired Wednesday morning.

Amy Nawrocki’s “RECONNAISANCE” was created under the theme of “inspiration and investigation”. Nawrocki has always been drawn to the work of other artists, writers, musicians and often her poetry can be inspired by her travels and exploration of those other artists Nawrocki wanted to think about those origins of inspiration and literary inspiration is found throughout her poetry. There are references to Percy Shelly, to Lord Byron and Anais Nin” among many literary giants. There are also references to artists like Dali and Brassai and there is inspiration found from music (references to jazz and to…

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