Christine Gosnay on the Carnival of Speculation in Her Mind

Christine Gosnay

The author Christine Gosnay joins the TOA editors Avni Vyas and Nik De Dominic to talk about the sensuality of particle physics, private mythologies, Robert Lowell, and learning you’ve been pronouncing a word wrong for years. Plus: Gosnay reads excerpts from her shimmering new TOA chapbook, “The Double Slit Experiment.”

Christine Gosnay’s first book, “Even Years” (Kent State University Press, 2017), won the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared recently in Best American Poetry 2020, Poetry, Image Journal, AGNI, The Missouri Review, The Poetry Review, Ecotone, and Bennington Review, and has featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. Her chapbook, “The Wanderer,” is the 2019 title in Beloit Poetry Journal’s Chad Walsh Chapbook series. She lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Her website is