Damien Donnelly reads some of my poetry on this episode of Eat the Storms out today! There are many great guests such as Ryan Norman, Kitty Donnelly, Colin Bancroft, Moyra Donaldson, & Tara Elliot https://eatthestorms.com/2021/08/21/eat-the-storms-the-podcast-podcast-episode-7-season-3/
Q1: When did you start writing and first influences?
Peach: Sophomore year of high school, Marvell, Milton, Keats.
Q2: Who is your biggest influence today?
Peach: Paul Celan, Brigit Pegeen Kelly
Q3: Where did you grow up and how did that influence your writing/art?
Peach: Florida, a subtle and secretive landscape heavily exploited with a harsh history.
Q4: Have any travels away from home influenced work/describe?
Peach: Wherever you go the world is beautiful, sometimes that tells you where you belong.
Q5: Any pivotal moment when you knew you wanted to be a writer/poet?
Peach: When I was fourteen the local paper started a weekly poetry column, I submitted and was published.
Q6: Favorite activities to relax?
Peach: Cooking, gardening, walking, canoeing
Q7: Any recent or upcoming work you’d like to promote?
Links to some of Peach’s poetry & more
https://www.sledgehammerlit.com/post/hands-worn-to-smoke-by-peach-delphine?_sm_nck=1 https://lumierereview.com/delphine-zhang https://cabinetofheed.com/2020/12/19/coastal-pine-peach-delphine/ https://eatthestorms.com/2020/10/24/eat-the-storms-the-pride-poetry-podcast-episode-8/ Q8: One of your favorite lines from a poem of yours? Peach: - a forest of summoning a sea of renunciation - "How easily I set aflame to this misbegotten body, accelerant ever on my tongue, chine of wind, cutting edge of utterance, " Q9: Who has helped you most with writing? Peach: I cooked for many years, you have to learn from everyone, even if it's not what you would do. Thanks for having me amongst so many brilliant writers, it's been a joy and privilege. Stay well and best wishes. Bio: Peach Delphine is a queer poet from Tampa, Florida. Infatuated with what remains of the undeveloped Gulf coast.