The Fogged Clarity Interview
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner B.H. Fairchild discusses his poetry, process, and relationship with Anthony Hecht.
B.H. Fairchild is the author of five collections of poetry including 1998’s The Art of the Lathe, which won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; 2002’s Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award; and 2009’s Usher. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Southern Review, and are anthologized in The Best American Poetry. He currently teaches in the Creative Writing PhD. program at the University of North Texas.