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I Was a Bell poems by Soledad Caballero cover art by Caitlin Sacks
All Interviews Reflections on Method Volume 2, Issue 1 (2022)

Interview with poet M. Soledad Caballero, Winner of the IAANI 2022 Outstanding Book Award

“I’ve already resisted that scholarship is not creative and poetry is not part of my scholarly self. I think the idea of autoethnography allows for that cultural divide between the creative and academic to be really disrupted.”

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All Autoethnographic Essays Autoethnographic Writing Features Reflections on Method Volume 1, Issue 2 (2021)

Worlds without Women: Tolkien’s Middle-earth

“My thesis began to unfold after doing some research on my final topic idea about Tolkien’s world, female characters, female gamers, and the stereotype that females are the love interests or damsels in distress. I chose autoethnography because it allowed me to add that personal angle to the paper because I am a female writer, reader, and gamer.”

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All Autoethnographic Poetry Reflections on Method Volume 1, Issue 2 (2021)

My Journey to Poetry: Nonagenarian Poet Milton Carp Reflects on His Process

“Once I have the first line or two, the rest of the poem seems to flow rather easily. I write whatever comes to mind. Somewhat like a story rather than a poem. I then start to take out the excess words and phrases and pare it down to the essence of what I wish to say. Other times I do not change a word. The muses come and go on their own. I also believe poetry has chosen me.”