Permanent Volta (Nightboat, 2021), Rosie Stockton’s astounding debut, takes on the sonnet and the sestina, subjection and subjectivity, Sappho plus Marx, then Virgil and why not Lacan. We spoke about the book via Zoom in August 2021. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. David Brazil: Permanent Volta doesn’t have a lot of […]
ROSIE STOCKTON is a poet based in Los Angeles. Their first book, Permanent Volta, is the recipient of the 2019 Sawtooth Prize, and is forthcoming from Nightboat Books in 2021. Their poems have been published by Publication Studio, VOLT, Jubilat, Apogee, Mask Magazine, and WONDER. They are currently a Ph.D. Student in Gender Studies at UCLA.