Ada Limón in Conversation with Sally Haldorson

June 08, 2022


We invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at The Hurting Kind and learn more about author Ada Limón through this live-streamed interview.

In this series, we invite our reading community to come along as we take a deeper look at new books and learn more about their authors through live-streamed interviews.

Our fifth interview, with Ada Limón, was conducted by our Managing Director Sally Haldorson on June 1st. Here is the full video of that interview.


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Ada Limón is the author of The Hurting Kind, as well as five other collections of poems, including The Carrying and Bright Dead Things. Limón is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and American Poetry Review, among others. She is the new host of American Public Media's weekday poetry podcast The Slowdown. Born and raised in California, she now lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

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