Poet Trey Moody talks about some of the themes he explores in his poetry, the place of poetry in his and in our lives, and how we might make sense of the world through this craft. Moody also reads some of the poems form his book, Thought That Nature, and some other newer work.
This episode of Lives was broadcast live on air on KIOS 91.5FM, Omaha’s NPR station and regular broadcaster of Lives Radio Show & Podcast, and this podcast of my conversation with Trey Moody is the recording of that on air show from Sunday Dec. 11.
Trey Moody was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. His first book, Thought That Nature - published by Sarabande Books in 2014 - won the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry. His newer poems have appeared in The Atlantic, The Believer, Gulf Coast, Massachusetts Review, and New England Review. He teaches at Creighton University and lives with his daughter in Omaha, Nebraska.