Sheri Wright

Two-time Pushcart Prize and Kentucky Poet Laureate nominee, Sheri L. Wright is the author of six books of poetry, including the most recent, The Feast of Erasure. Wright’s visual work has appeared in numerous journals, including Blood Orange Review, Prick of the Spindle, Blood Lotus Journal and Subliminal Interiors. In 2012, Ms. Wright was a contributer to the Sister Cities Project Lvlds: Creatively Linking Leeds and Louisville. Her photography has been shown across the Ohio Valley region and abroad. Currently, she is working on her first documentary film, Tracking Fire.

Speaking from the crackling of paint

Cynthia Close interviews Sheri Wright

Our art editor, Cynthia Close, spoke with our inaugural featured artist, Sheri L. Wright, about her art and poetry. Here’s what she had to say about what she looks for in her artwork—and what keeps her creating. Read more

Art: Issue #1

Featured artist

Sheri L. Wright

What is discarded and overlooked, perceived as having no value, can often be a source of interest, even beauty, if approached from a different perspective, one from a desire to find stories…Read more