The Les Cheneaux Sessions 2015, No. 9

Filmed in September 2015, Paul Pickering reads his poem “On the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River” just before Judson Claiborne performs his song “Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning” with help from horns, strings, and Rosie Tucker. Paul Pickering grew up in Selma, Alabama. He earned an M.A. in English from the University of Alabama at… More