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Contributions by Sara Tabbert:

“River Jubilee”

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What inspires you in this poem? What drew you to it?
Artist Sara Tabbert:  I have rarely been taken so directly by a poem to a personal experience. When I read it, I was back a few years ago biking the Natchez Trace Parkway, at the reservoir just outside of Jackson, Mississippi…

Did the visual artist make you see the poem differently?
Poet Chanda Feldman: I thought more about the anticipatory moment of approaching the river rather than the arrival at the river…

Collaborators: Poet Chanda Feldman is the author of Approaching the Fields, forthcoming from LSU Press in 2018. Artist Sara Tabbert works with carved wood, both as prints and as relief panels.