Lisa Alexander’s Poems & Stones

Lisa Alexander is a poet. She’s a member of the Madwomen in the Attic workshops and a sound engineer for Prosody, WESA’s weekly poetry show. She’s currently working on a manuscript for a book called Throttle Body. Hear some of her poems here. Lisa describes big concepts with delightful details and a poet’s eye. We…

Esther Harder: Telling Stories of Uganda

When Esther Harder was preparing to leave Uganda and return to the U.S. seven years ago, her Ugandan host mother sent her with directions: “Go and tell our story. That is your job.” It’s a comment that helps ground her while she writes. I interviewed Esther in her third-story office nook—a tidy desk facing a large,…