Exclusive Interview: Earthling Author James Longenbach

Utter the word “earthling,” and you conjure images of aliens who want to be taken to our leader. Or, you think of the David Bowie album. But in talking to writer James Longenbach about his new poetry collection, Earthling (paperback, Kindle), it seems he uses the word in the way it was originally intended. Well, and the Bowie way, too.