I am a Poet: Cynthia Arrieu King

Cover image of Futureless Languages by Cynthia Arrieu-King

Cynthia Arrieu-King is an associate professor of creative writing at Stockton University and a former Kundiman fellow. Her books of poetry include People are Tiny in Paintings of ChinaManifest, and Futureless Languages, whose sequel, Continuity, will be out before spring 2021.

What are you eating for comfort?

Cheetos

What are you binge watching? re-watching?

There’s no binge-watching. I do watch interviews on YouTube.

What was the last thing that made you smile or laugh?

My friends and I were texting and they made me laugh so hard I laugh-cried.

What is a poem you’d like to share with our readers?

OUTSIDER ART

Is there anything else you’d like to tell our readers?

Sleeping is really important.