Exclusive Interview: “I”: New And Selected Poems Author Toi Derricotte


As someone who (stupidly) only recently discovered poet Toi Derricotte, and is scrambling to get caught up on her oeuvre, the recent release of her anthology “I”: New And Selected Poems is fortuitous timing. With the paperback edition newly available, and the hardcover and Kindle editions still readily available, I engaged Derricotte in the following email interview to find out how this collection came together and why she decided now was the time to assemble it.