We are tremendous admirers of Sadie Dupuis’s music, both in Speedy Ortiz and Sad13. But that’s far from her only creative endeavor: in an interview with The Creative Independent, she discussed the event that sparked her interest in poetry. “I took a short course on letters with William Corbett,” she explained. “He’d edited James Schuyler’s letters, and I guess it was because of studying with him that I decided to take poetry classes. I got really interested and wound up using all of my time in school to write poetry.“
Dupuis has been writing poetry for several years — note this selection that Everyday Genius published in 2014. And this fall will bring with it a collection of her work, titled Mouthguard, from Gramma Press. (Said press has also posted several of the poems from the book on their website.) She’ll be hosting a release event for the collection on Halloween at the Harvard Book Store; hopefully an NYC event is in the works as well. As for us, we’re excited that another artist we like has shown off another dimension to their work.