Living Room, a poem by Fellow Andrea Hollander Budy, currently in residence, is the poem of the week on the NewsHour website. To listen to Andrea read the poem, click "Listen," which appears before the body of the poem. A segment featuring Andrea discussing her new anthology, When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary American Women, will also appear on the site. The anthology, published this year by Autumn House Press, includes poems by 27 other VCCA Fellows, including Claudia Emerson, the current Poet Laureate of Virginia. Andrea is the author of three volumes of poetry and the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and two NEA grants. She is Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College, in Batesville Arkansas.
Above: photo courtesy Andrea Hollander Budy