Amy Wright


Amy Wright is the author of Paper Concert: A Conversation in the Round as well as three poetry books, and six chapbooks. She has received two Peter Taylor Fellowships to The Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission, and a fellowship to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her essays and poems appear in Fourth GenreLiterary Hub, Georgia ReviewNinth Letter, and elsewhere.

Learning from Plants

from The Evening of Life, Volume 20, Number 3

Michael Marder approaches question of ethics and ontology through a reflection on plant life, hoping to move metaphysics beyond the bounds of the human toward what he calls “vegetal existentiality.” 

Why Lecture?

It’s easy to see how lectures got a bad rap. We have all been subjected to someone who abused the privilege of an audience.