A sampling of my web presence and some sites you may find of interest
For a feature as Selected Poet in Abbey of the Arts, which includes some poems, as well as audio and video readings of my work, please visit: Abbey of the Arts, Selected Poet Series. I encourage you to browse this wonderful site for the work of other poets and for inspiration within that world of Spiritual/Religious and Creative convergence.
For a conversational piece about my background and some thoughts about poetry, you may wish to read an interview, conducted by Leah Price of the Daily Press when I was appointed Virginia Poet Laureate in 2012, by visiting the site: Writers’ Block with Leah Price
For an interview, hosted by Kelsey Clark, during my visit to Michigan State University as Virginia Poet Laureate, you may wish to follow this link: Center for Poetry MSU
For an interview which took place shortly after my appointment as Virginia Poet Laureate, you may visit this site: Writing Without Paper
This link will take you to a 2018 interview, where I describe the process behind the writing of The Consequence of Moonlight: Speaking of Marvels
This link will take you to a video reading of poems from Fully Into Ashes, prepared in February 2011 at the request of the Huffington Post: Poems from Fully Into Ashes
This link will take you to a video reading of one of my poems by Mark Burrows, Poetry Editor of Paraclete Press: The Way We Thrive
If you’d like to view some readings of my poems, you may wish to visit the following sites:
For a poem recorded for The Poetry Archive in 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, you may click here Sofia Starnes. The Poetry Archive.
I’m not a very active web browser, preferring the touch of paper in my hands for everything poetic, but I’m happy to list a few links you may find valuable: